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With Collaboration as a central theme, 180+ thought leaders from across the diaspora gathered to share, inspire, and exchange ideas. We successfully illustrated the importance of leveraging each other’s network to benefit our communities.

April 16 + 17, 2021
Virtual Event

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What + Where

The Summit explored a wide range of topics affecting those of us in the diaspora on a daily basis.

Participants and attendees rendezvoused online from all corners of the Earth.

Delve into the full list of topics and browse speaker bios within Culture, Storytelling, Innovation, and Leadership tracks.

“This was hands-down the best online event I've ever been to! Thank you for the different perspectives, point of views, stories, conversations and how I can personally better myself!”

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RENATE MATROOS

Digital Learning Designer
Twenty 6 Consultancy

Sample the vibes

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Panel Discussion
76 min.

Music that originated in black communities can be found all across the globe. The question is, how do we preserve its essence while amplifying it? This conversation brings together educators, artists, producers, and writers to discuss.

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Short Film
6 min.

This film puts a spotlight on artist and sculptor, Nelson Carrilho, as he speaks on collaboration, activism, and the transmission of knowledge to young creatives.

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Panel Discussion
58 min.

This conversation delves into the current state of Diversity & Inclusion and how it’s been impacted by social activism. Changemakers in boardrooms around the world discuss the next stage of D&I.

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Fireside Chat
59 min.

To survive and thrive in this period we are going to have to build strong and diverse networks. This session brings two thought leaders from The Networking Institute to show you why your network is more important now than ever and set out a precise process on how to build it.

“Omek is an opportunity to join a community that you can learn and grow from mentally and spiritually. 
The summit, for me was just the tip of the iceberg into the realms of possibilities, often which are not revealed. Omek helps you kick down the door.”

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ERIC COLLINS

CEO & Founding Member
Impact X Capital Partners

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Event Sponsors

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Community Partners

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