2021 AGGC Schedule

February 23, 2021 : Day - 01
9:10am - 9:15am

Opening Remarks and Award Presentations - Bob Dickerson

  • Bob Dickerson  

Award Presentations

9:15am - 9:40am

A Conversation with Shelly Bell, Founder of Black Girl Ventures

  • Shelly Bell  

Shelly Bell is a serial entrepreneur, computer scientist and business strategist who connects entrepreneurs, investors and corporations in order to diversify their talent pipeline, increase equity and grow their brands.

9:40am - 10:20am

Panel Discussion - Our Role in Growing Black Businesses and Their Importance in Building Our Economy

  • Bob Dickerson   Dr. Anthony Hood   Shelly Bell  

Moderator: Bob Dickerson; Panelists: Anthony Hood – First Horizon, John Hilliard – Birmingham City Council, Shelly Bell – Small Business Owner

10:20am - 11:00am

    Green Power! Money in Action Panel Presentation

    Green Power Money in Action Presentation featuring local entrepreneurs that make payroll every month. Moderator: Jacqueline Jones – One Degree Marketing; Panelists: Bryan Hamilton – Trillion Communications, Nolanda Hatcher - Studio 2H Design, LLC, Selena Rodgers Dickerson – SARCOR, LLC

    11:20am - 11:30am
    February 24, 2021 : Day - 02
    9:30am - 10:20am

    Panel Discussion - Race, Wealth and Community: Strategies for Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

    • Dedrick Asante-Muhammad  

    Moderator: Dedrick Asante-Muhammad; Panelists: William Barnes, President, Birmingham Urban League; Irvin Henderson, Principle, Henderson, Inc.

    10:45am - 11:30am