The unique digital conference will offer the opportunity for individuals to discuss the modern workplace, the benefits of diversity, and how to make inclusion the basis of community and business. We Built This City will provide networking with peers and new connections across disciplines.
Conversations will tackle topics such as mental health in underserved communities, adoption, reducing the racial wealth gap, disability as a continuum, and working mothers in business. A robust list of featured speakers includes individuals representing various industries who are upholding or growing diversity in their respective fields and communities:
- Danisha Bonner, Founder of The Crown LLC and River of Freedom Ministries
- Nicolle Beaury, Event Director at Albany Business Review
- Erika Groff, former Journalist
- Tierra Bonds, Founder of Take Charge Consulting
- Adrian C. Hill, Head of Community Investment Trust (CIT), Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region
- Destiny Watkins, Manager of Training and Technical Assistance, Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region
- Charlene Holmes, CEO/Founder of Imana Borena, Inc.
- Rev. Jacqueline Hill-Tyo, Educator, Christian Life Coach, and Consultant
- Teresa Beard, Founder of Scared Media
- Kevin Brown, Board Member and Athlete Messenger for Special Olympics New York
- Martel Catalano, Founder and Executive Director of Beyond My Battle
- Stacy Eder, Statewide Director of Community Engagement and Events for Special Olympics New York
- Nikita Hardy, Policy Advisor on Diversity and Inclusion
- Christina Farinacci-Roberts, Education and Equity Entrepreneur
- Miranda Von Fricken, Founder of LinkedIn Growth Academy, Host of LinkedIn Local, Speaker, Strategist, and Coach
Tickets are on sale now and open to all Palette members and anyone interested in working towards improving themselves, their workplace, and their community. Ticket prices are $29 for Palette members and $69 for non-members. For more information and to register, visit the We Built This City event page: https://www.palettecommunity.com/event/wbtc2022/.