They are a culture-shifting showrunner (Girlfriends; Being Mary Jane; Love Is) and bestselling activist-author (The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation). Both are uber-successful creatives, deal-closers, and unapologetic individualists who (like BE) are turning 50 this year. Come hear Mara Brock Akil and Jodie Patterson talk about health, wealth, and how to keep building, broadening, and believing in yourself, no matter what life (or your career) throws at you.
Jodie Patterson, Author, Social Activist, Entrepreneur
Mara Brock Akil, Showrunner, Television Creator; Director
Moderator: Caroline Clarke, Chief Brand Officer, BLACK ENTERPRISE