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GLobal Black Lives Initiative: Navigating Business as a Black Researcher of African Descent

Wednesday, 16:00 - 19:15 CET

On Wednesday, three senior-level researchers of African descent will discuss their career trajectories, their experiences working with multi-national corporations and non-profits, and their advice for other researchers of African descent pursuing careers in business.


The session will include the following three modules:  

  1. Navigating the Experience of Being Black in Business,

  2. Why Your Experience as An Anthropologist and Your Voice as A Black Person Matter,

  3. Insiders’ Views Regarding How Anthropology is Leveraged in Business.  


Session attendees will be welcome to ask questions. 


Session contacts: Autumn D. Mcdonald

Session Contributors:

Autumn D. Mcdonald, Owner at ADM Insights and Strategy 

Michael Lewis, Marketing Insights Executive

Tharius Sumter, Insights and Innovation Leader

16:00 - 18:00 

Headline Talk 

18:15 - 18:45 

Informal “Safe Space” Q&A with Speakers 

18:45 - 19:15 

Q&A with Team Berlin and Global Business Anthropology Steering Committee Members

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