The Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League Partners with Google to Empower the Future of Technology

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Top Chicago Young Professionals Gear up for Second Installment of Young & Ambitious Speaker Series

The Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League Partners with Google to Empower the Future of Technology

The Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League (MetroBoard) will present the second installment of the Young & Ambitious Speaker     Series, Empowering the Future of Tech. The series brings together senior level management from technology, software and digital spaces in a unique forum to speak directly to rising entrepreneurs about the state of the industry, innovative trends and building a community.

Moderator William Morris, senior brand consultant at Google will lead the event. Morris has seven years of brand management experiences in the field of technology and digital platforms from companies like Microsoft Xbox, and Pepsi.

Scheduled Speakers are:

●       Emilie Cambry, Founder of Blue 1647

●       Jeffery Beckham, IT Healthcare Administration of Black Box Creative

●       Shalanda Greene, Senior Project Manager at Microsoft Corporation

●       Rondell Newcombe, Logistics Supervisor at CDW

●       Jimmy Odom, Founder of We Deliver

●       Thomas K.R. Stovall, Founder of Candid Cup

The Metropolitan Board is committed to promoting and supporting the ideas and goals of the Chicago Urban League movement throughout Chicago through community outreach, fundraising and membership development.

The young professionals auxiliary is committed to uplifting the community and changing life for Chicago youth by providing them with enrichment programs and preparing them for adulthood. The partnership with Google, CDW, Groupon, and MillerCoors affinity groups is designed to bring awareness to minorities in the technology industries, acknowledge corporate contributions in these spaces and advocate for continued support in developing leaders within and outside the technology spear.

The event will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Google, 20 West Kinize Street #900, in Chicago.

OPPORTUNITY: One-on-one access to:

·      Event moderator who can discuss the state of the industry and the performance of its businesses

·      Participating executives who can share detailed information on the strategies they are pursing to grow their companies


To register for the Young & Ambitious Speaker Series event, please visit

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About the Metropolitan Board:

The Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League is Chicago’s young professional organization of choice for its distinctive capacity and commitment in providing activities that are characterized by excellence in community service, fundraising, and dedication to the nurturance and development of its diverse members to empower communities and change lives through consistent involvement in the Urban League movement.

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