Forbes Partners With Afro Future Summit Awards Gala
ATTN: Afro Future Summit Awards Gala
Re: Black History Month Celebration
DATE: February 23, 2023 6pm-10pm EST
LOCATION: Forbes 5th Avenue, New York City, USA
MEMO: An initiative hosted by the Global Startup Ecosystem in partnership with Forbes Magazine
Afro Future Summit is pleased to announce the VIP Awards Gala that will take place during Black History Month on February 23, 2023 in partnership with Forbes Magazine. This invite only program will feature 150 guests, including Fortune 500 Corporate CEOs, venture capitalists, media anchors, entrepreneurs, celebrity guests and more.
Feature Speakers Include
- Dr. Lisa Coleman- Chief Diversity Officer at New York University
- Akwasi Awua Ababio- Director of Diaspora Affairs, Office of the President of Ghana
- Priscilla Kwak – Vice President and Chief of Staff, Partnerships at New York City Economic Development Corporation
- Seth Coleman- Head of Communities at Forbes Magazine
- Christine Ntim, CEO GSE/Afro Future Founder
- Jabari Young, Forbes Senior Editor
- 6:00pm – 6:30pm Welcome Networking
- 6:30pm – 6:45pm Opening Keynote – Christine Ntim, CEO GSE/Afro Future Founder
- 6:45pm – 7:00pm Program Partner Welcome – Forbes Impact Lab w/ Seth Cohen- Head of Communities at Forbes Magazine
- 7:00pm- 7:30pm Panel Session “For(bes) The Culture “The Power of Afro Future Icons- a New Look at the Role of Black Influencers in a New Age Society”.
- Moderator- Jabari Young, Forbes Senior Editor
- Speaker- Dr. Lisa Coleman- Chief Diversity Officer at New York University
- Speaker- Akwasi Awua Ababio- Director of Diaspora Affairs, Office of the President of Ghana
- Speaker- Priscilla Kwak – Vice President and Chief of Staff, Partnerships at New York City Economic Development Corporation
- 7:30pm – 8:00pm Awards Ceremony Presentation
- 8:00pm – 8:15pm Spotlight Keynote
- 8:15pm – 8:30pm Closing Keynote w/ Einstein Ntim- Chair at GSE
- 8:30pm – 9:30pm Networking & Close
Individual VIP booking tickets can be made here. Only a few seats are open to the public as this is an invite only program.
For table bookings, sponsorship and program inquiries, connect with Leticia and the team via firstname.lastname@example.org
About: Afro Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of black futurists, investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers thousands of pioneers from across the USA and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect the people of African descent.
GSE: Afro Future Summit Team