Fireside Chat: Black Philanthropy Redefined - "The Wealth Gap"

In-person session | Workshop, Learn, Connect

August 3, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: Assembly

Join us for an extraordinary fireside chat as we bring together two dynamic trailblazers who are at the forefront of reshaping black philanthropy and challenging the status quo of the wealth gap. Aaron Samuels, former Forbes 30 under 30 honoree and Co-Founder/COO of the groundbreaking platforms Blavity and AfroTech, will share his remarkable journey as a catalyst for change in the tech and media industries.

Alongside him, we have the esteemed Juan Wilson Jr., an inspiring figure and Founder/CEO of The MUSE Foundation of Rhode Island. His visionary leadership and passion for empowering the black community have paved the way for innovative approaches to address the pressing issue of economic disparity.

In this engaging discussion, these two visionary leaders will delve into their experiences, challenges, and triumphs in redefining black philanthropy. Together, they will explore the transformative potential of strategic giving and how it can effectively narrow the wealth gap among marginalized communities.

Get ready to gain invaluable insights as they share their strategies for fostering economic empowerment and sustainable change. This fireside chat promises to spark new ideas, ignite inspiration, and instill a sense of collective responsibility to create a more equitable and prosperous future for all.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this momentous conversation with Aaron Samuels and Juan Wilson Jr., where they will challenge perceptions, unveil innovative solutions, and set a course for redefining black philanthropy in the pursuit of a more inclusive and thriving society.