Jopwell Talks Summit at the Brooklyn Museum

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We're thrilled to announce that we will be hosting our first-ever summit, Jopwell Talks, at the Brooklyn Museum on Tuesday, October 15! Through a series of fireside chats with a diverse set of trailblazers, Jopwell Talks will curate conversations that educate and motivate the audience.

Learn more about the event and purchase your tickets here!

In hearing directly from leaders, entrepreneurs and influential members of the community on their journeys, challenges and successes, attendees will leave with new perspectives that inspire them to push their careers forward while building a stronger network of peers and allies. The content-packed day will include thought-provoking discussions on subjects such as Diversity & Inclusion, Mentorship & Cultivating Community, Public Perceptions & Authenticity, Personal Brand, Entrepreneurship, and more.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Gayle King (Co-Host of CBS This Morning)
  • Dr. Michael Lomax (Chief Executive Officer of the United Negro College Fund)
  • Antonio Lucio (Global Chief Marketing Officer of Facebook)
  • Miguel McKelvey (Co-Founder, WeWork)

More to be announced

“Jopwell’s mission is to unlock opportunities for our community of Black, Latinx and Native American students and professionals, helping them to thrive in their careers and beyond. Creating moments for our community to connect in-person is an important part of that mission and has been a priority for us from day one,” said Porter Braswell, CEO and co-founder of Jopwell. “We are so excited to build on the success of the smaller-scale events we’ve hosted over the years to host our first summit. We are looking forward to bringing together hundreds of members of our community for an inspirational day of conversation and connection.”

In addition to mainstage conversations, attendees will have the opportunity to interact with Jopwell Talks sponsors, including Google, Pinterest, Spotify and Prudential, and more.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, summit details, and to purchase tickets, visit

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