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Let’s Talk Cannabis: Medgar Evers College Town Hall

May 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free but registration is required.

The Medgar Evers Community invites you to meet the titans in the cannabis industry. Information on wide range of topics will be discussed, including medicinal, academic, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Titans of the Cannabis Industry Panelists
Mr. Paul Saunders: Co-Founder, MEzz
Ms. Shanita Penny, MBA: President, Minority Cannabis Business Association
Vonna Davis: Co-Owner + CEO, Innovative Fusion
DéVon Christopher Johnson: Founder and CEO, BleuLife Media
Colleen Mairéad Hughes: Director of Community Development and Education, citiva.com

MEC Host Speakers
Masatomo Sakairi: MEC Entrepreneur in Residence + Chief Operating Officer, Paygevity
Akim Clerge: Master of Ceremony, Student, Entrepreneur, and President of Entrepreneurship Society
Mahlanie Durant: Student, Entrepreneur and Founder: Ruah Selah LLC; Woman Who Wars Wellness Group; Co-Founder: Headdresses X Reign
Joel Strothers: MEC alum + Tech Entrepreneur
Arlette Alexis: MEC student + Entrepreneur
Viki Clement: MEC alum + Tech Entrepreneur
Amber Rivero: MEC Student + Founding President of MEC Law Society
Venice Ishabashi: Mistress of Ceremony, Student, entrepreneur

5.30-6.30pm: Registration
6.00-6.30pm: Film screening
6.30-6.35pm: Opening address
6.35-6.40pm: MEC Black Diamonds dance performance
6.40-6.45pm: Greetings from MEC leadership
6.45-7.00pm: Quick pitches/reflections from student leaders and entrepreneurs
7.00-7.10pm: Entrepreneurship presentations
7.10-7.30pm: Cannabis panel presentations
7.30-8.30pm: Open forum for discussions with cannabis panelists
8.30-8.35pm: Closing ceremony



May 7, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free but registration is required.
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