Walker’s Legacy Annual Women in Business and Civic Leadership Program

Join Walker’s Legacy and the Walker’s Legacy Foundation for our 4th Annual Women in Business and Civic Leadership program and reception. The program will be presented in partnership with the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC) Women of Color Entrepreneur Circle and will be hosted by and at the corporate offices of Google DC.



Women Leading: Building Innovation Ecosystems Panel

  • Chanelle Hardy, Outreach and Public Policy Partnerships, Google
  • Theia Washington, Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative, City of Atlanta
  • Courtney Snowden, Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity
  • Aisha Glover, Acting EVP Chief Business Officer, City of Newark New Jersey, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation
  • Rumia Ambrose-Burbank, President, SDE Vendor Manged Solutions, Inc., Board Member: Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce

Increasing Women of Color in Technology Panel

  • Aisha Bowe, Co-founder and CEO, STEMBoard
  • Kim Keenan, President and CEO, Multicultural Media Telecom Internet Council (MMTC)
  • Jewel Burks, Founder and CEO, Partpic, Inc., and Entrepreneur-inResidence, Google
  • Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, Founder and CEO, Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN), and Head of Black Community Engagement, Google


3:00 – Pre-event Networking

3:30 – Opening Remarks

4:00 –Women Leading in Innovation

5:15 – Economic Development in Growing US Cities: A Female Mayor Panel

6:15 – Closing Remarks

6:30 – 7:30PM – Closing Reception

To RSVP, click here.

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Walker's Legacy is a growing global women in business collective founded to establish networks of empowerment and access for women of color in business.