FlyteVu worked closely with Bumble to create engaging programming for attendees such as workshops, Q+A’s and fireside chats, and procured and managed all onsite talent. The Summit was MC’d by Emmy-Award Winning Host, Journalist, and TV Personality Sharon Reed, who opened the event with welcoming remarks and introduced the first group workshop ‘Intention Setting’ led by GRAMMY-Nominated Producer, COO and Partner of TreeSound Studios, Chief Creative Officer of the Retnuh Agency, and Founder of EarthGirl World, “Mali” Hunter. The day continued with a Fireside Chat centered around fundraising featuring Bumble’s COO Sarah Jones Simmer, Detroit Blows Co-Founder and CEO Nia Batts, and President of Alice Elizabeth Gore, moderated by Managing Director of The Blackstone Group Kelley Morrell. Attendees also experienced group networking, a workshop titled ‘Making the Most of Mentorship’ led by James Beard Award-winning Chef Anne Quatrano and President of Solutions Marketing Group Carmen Jones, a ‘Doubling Down on Support’ Fireside Chat featuring “Double Down: Bet on Yourself and Succeed on Your Terms” authors and sisters Antoinette Clarke and Tricia Clarke-Stone, moderated by CEO and Co-Founder of The Gathering Spot Ryan Wilson, and a ‘Make Your Move’ Hackathon with students from Spelman College.
The Summit culminated with a Keynote conversation by Bumble’s Global Advisor Serena Williams moderated by CEO, ESSENCE Communications, Inc. Michelle Ebanks.