NEW YORK CITY

WOMEN OF COLOR & CAPITAL CONFERENCE 2020™

AUGUST 14-15, 2020

POWERED BY: AVANT-GARDE NETWORK

Women of color and capital™ 2020

The Women of Color and Capital Conference is the only conference of its kind where diverse women entrepreneurs & professionals come together to learn about money, finance, capital and investing from a 360 degree lens. 

This conference is focused on the success of women of color as it relates to financial resources and opportunities. The four pillars of this initiative are wealth building through financial freedom fundamentals and advisors, investing, capital for businesses (seed, growth and late stage) and learning how to become investors and investment managers.

WOMEN OF COLOR AND CAPITAL CONFERENCE  

2019 RECAP VIDEO

WOMEN OF COLOR AND CAPITAL

In 2019, 500+ women joined us for the Women of Color and Capital Conference (WCC)! We brought you informative content rich sessions and 40+ speakers!
 
For WCC 2020, we are bringing you even more with 2 FULL DAYS of panels, workshops and masterclasses.  This conference was made for you!  Stay tuned for updates! 
We are on a mission to help thousands of women build intergenerational wealth, invest, manage funds and obtain access to capital to build their businesses! Join our movement! 

TRACK 1 - BUILDING INTERGENERATIONAL WEALTH

TRACK 2 - FINANCING YOUR BUSINESS

TRACK 3 - WOMEN AS INVESTORS AND FUND MANAGERS

Coronavirus Update from AGN:

As concerns about the spread of the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) escalate globally, we at AGN are continuing to follow the guidance of local health officials as we plan upcoming programs. As AGN does not own the venues we utilize, we are requesting that event locations and venues take proactive measures to limit any potential spread of the virus. Examples include cleaning and sanitizing all commonly used surfaces daily, providing sanitizing wipes and gel to customers, and increasing signage in restrooms to encourage everyone to wash their hands frequently and effectively. 

If you are planning to attend an upcoming live AGN program and are feeling unwell, and are exhibiting symptoms such as fever, cough and/or shortness of breath, we strongly advise you to stay home. We advise that attendees wash your hands for at least 30 seconds and several times throughout the day. All citizens should practice a high standard of care everywhere they go not only for themselves but also for the general public.

AGN reserves the right to ask attendees who are displaying such symptoms to return home for the comfort and safety of our program attendees, speakers and staff. If you have recently traveled abroad or live with someone who has traveled abroad to any of the areas currently listed by the CDC as having elevated risk, please stay home.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING . . .

"The conference was truly amazing! It was well organized, the speakers were very impressive, the content was relevant/meaningful and the networking was invaluable. I am truly appreciative of being able to gain wisdom and learn from so many extraordinary people. Being in a room with group of powerful and very successful women and men of color was inspirational and live changing."

-NICOLE F.

The Women of Color and Capital Conference was game changing. Getting see hundreds of women of color in the positions that I one day aspire to be was EVERYTHING! I will always be dedicated to being a student, before anything. I walked away with mentors, future collaborators, coaches and the tools to help my dreams to the next level.

-MEESH L.

The conference was excellent. I enjoyed that it was not just an "empowerment" event or even just a networking event, though there was significant opportunity for great networking. Importantly, I felt that I got several concrete takeaways and action items that I could use to further my business and to well-position myself for when I am ready to seek funding. This conference was certain worth more than the cost and I would highly recommend it to other founders and potential investors. I would love to see this event get even bigger next year!

-KHADIJAH R.

Thank you!!!! It was so empowering. I identify as Indian-American but I have been looking for a place to have honest conversation. Thank you so much for recognizing what women of color need to learn and providing a network and professional resources to learn and grow. I left extremely motivated and empowered when often times at the end of the day I feel alone and unable to figure out how to navigate the paths of how I want to be successful. Thank you so much for the community, experience and positive attitude, it goes a long long way.

- WCC 2019 ATTENDEE

"$5: The median wealth for an African American woman in 2016. That really got my attention this morning at Women of Color and Capital, an amazing conference put on by Avant-Garde Network. Being in this room with all these women has inspired me to get to work on making investments that will have long term impact and build my legacy."

-LAUREN F.

The conference was well organized and the variety of speakers was on point! I met prospective clients and mentors who are killing it in their respective fields. The event was filled with supportive black and brown women on the same mindset of building wealth. Loved it!

- NAANA B.

The Women of Color and Capital Conference filled an enormous void in the conversation on economic access and opportunities for historically overlooked communities like mine. As a real estate broker, attorney and investor, I learned concrete ways to improve my personal and professional finances and how leverage my network to position myself for success. Being in a room with 500+ black professionals, business executives and entrepreneurs at the top of their game was inspiring and affirming. Knowledge + Networking is a win in my book.

- LORI L.

This event was indeed historic, as shown by the Forbes article feature. Adeola is doing something that I do not see anyone else doing in this ecosystem right now. This was a unique conference of its kind to bring together professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors for targeted panels and discussions. The women of color focus was also unique. We need more spaces for women of color. Frankly, I do not get this same value from events generally focused on women. At those events, sadly, I feel that my experiences as a Black woman are still overlooked. I look forward to future AGN events and to the next WCC conference.

- KEIANNA D.

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