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Areva Martin

Title of Talk: Make It Rain

I am a civil rights... I am a civil rights attorney, a recurring co-host on Emmy award-winning TV talk show The Doctors, a CNN Legal Contributor and regular commentator on ABC World News, Good Morning America and Dr. Phil. I am also the founder and Managing Partner of Martin & Martin, LLP, one of LA's largest African American female-owned law firms. I have practiced for over 2 decades and have been identified as a California Super Lawyer since 2014. I am also the founder and President of Special Needs Network, a nonprofit organization that works on behalf of individuals with autism and other disabilities. I have raised millions of dollars for autism and have been involved in major autism legislation. I am the recipient of many awards including LA County Women of the Year, LOreal Paris Women of Worth, Ford Unsung Hero and KJLH Proven Achiever Award. I am a honors graduate of the University of Chicago and Harvard Law School.

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Karim Webb

Title of Talk: The Transformative Power of Entry-Level Employment

Karim Webb is a... Karim Webb is a twenty-five year veteran of the restaurant industry and in 2007 became Co-Owner and Operations Partner of PCF Restaurant Management, a Los Angeles based franchisee of Buffalo Wild Wings. With his leadership, the BWW franchisee group has successfully opened three restaurants in South LA, with three more in development.

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Brandon Rainey

Title of Talk: Calling the Lifeguards

I am a writer and... I am writer and director

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Kiana Lowry

Title of Talk: Thinking is the First Step

I am a user experience... I am a user experience & user interface designer currently living in LA.

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Vincent Scatliffe

Title of Talk: Broke: The Genesis of Genius

I'm a multi-disciplinary... I'm a multi-disciplinary designer with more than 10 years of experience in the areas of UX design, visual design, industrial design, and branding. As a visionary, it's my desire to assess an idea’s potential and bring its possibilities to life.

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Jarim Person Lynn

Title of Talk: Gentrify or Be

Author of Brass Knuckle... Author of Brass Knuckle Finance & This is Why You're Broke. Founder and Wealth Coach for The Winner's Circle LLC.

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Sydney Kamlager-Dove

Title of Talk: What Are We Doing?!

I am the Vice President of.. I am the Vice President of the largest community college district in the nation (LACCD). I run the office and the campaigns of Senator Holly J. Mitchell. I am step-mother of three and the wife of an amazing Black man. I am the daughter/step-daughter of two artists that strive to show the nuance and brilliance of black life. I am eccentric, inquisitive, and addicted to experience.