$25 per seat, includes lunch
One table equals eight seats. Online reservations are available until 24 hours prior to the luncheon. Please call 330-247-8682 for last minute reservations.
Meal selection must be made at time of reservation.
- 11:30 am - Will-call tickets available
- 11:45 am - Doors open
- 12:00 pm - Lunch served
- 12:20 pm - Presentation begins
- 1:00 pm - Luncheon concludes
135 South Broadway Street
Akron, OH 44308
Apple cider glazed chicken breast with sage butter sauce, garlic mashed potatos and roasted vegetables
Vegetarian/GF: Grilled Arepas topped with a grilled vegetable chickpea salad
about the speaker
At , Carter deployed (digital fabrication laboratory) to the South Bronx - where it served as an early iteration of the “Maker-Spaces” found elsewhere today. The project drew residents and visitors together for guided and creative collaborations.
After establishing Sustainable South Bronx and (among other organizations) to carry on that work, she opened a private consulting firm to help spread the message and success of social enterprise and economic development in low-status communities - which was named by B-Corp in 2014
From this vantage point, Majora co-founded the now 750+ member, as well as the company which is rebuilding the entry level tech job pipeline by using market forces and established business practices to help diversify the US tech sector. Clients include Digital.nyc, PlayDots, and GIPHY, among others.
Majora Carter has helped connect tech industry pioneers such as Etsy, Gust, FreshDirect, Google, and Cisco to diverse communities at all levels, and she continues to drive resources that value diversity into the communities left out of previous economic growth trends.
Majora is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science, and an Advisory Board member of the Bronx Academy of Software Engineering High School . Her long list of awards and honorary degrees include accolades from groups as diverse as Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, John Podesta’s Center for American Progress, Goldman Sachs, as well as a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship. She is a BusinessInsider.com ‘Silicon Alley 100', one of Goldman-Sachs ‘100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs’, and her 2006 TEDtalk was one of 6 to launch that groundbreaking site.
Majora is a Board Member of the Andrew Goodman Foundation.
She has served as a judge for numerous prizes and competition including the NYC Office of Digital Media's "Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge." and the Roddenberry Prize.