Simple X Summit
9:00 am – 10:30 am
[Keynote] Wealth Creation: promoting economic growth and prosperity
Simple X Summit opens with an intimate conversation on economic wealth and development. From the perspective of community development, access to capital and racial injustice, our guests will share their stories and unpack a methodology that encourages opportunities for a promising future.
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
[Industry Panel] Disruptive Leadership: What’s not written on the brochure
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
[Luncheon] Community Conversation: The experience of black professionals from different walks of life
Grab a bite to eat and listen to three community leaders share their story while talking about their true to life experience living and working in Oregon. By attending this event, you will have the opportunity to engage with the community in an intimate format.
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
[Headline] Simple X Mixer: Design your Path to Success
Wilson Smith III is a Portland Legend – The first African American footwear designer in the footwear industry. Smith worked on projects that run the gamut of the design profession. He’s developed products for athletes including Michael Jordan, Serena Williams, Derek Jeter and more.
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Virtual Networking & Resource Fair
The Simple X Summit concludes with a great opportunity to network with black professionals and a virtual job fair to connect job seekers and employers by providing a virtual platform where attendees can connect and find related resources.