Diversity & Entrepreneurship Panel

by The Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students


Fri, 24 Mar 2017

6:15 PM – 8:15 PM

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KMC M5-50 (Lounge)

44 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012, United States

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Please join AHBBS and EEX for a diversity and entrepreneurship panel. We will hear from a number of diverse entrepreneurs about their experiences, challenges, and the key resources that attributed to their success. The panel discussion will be followed by Q&A and an open networking happy hour (beer and wine) with light refreshments.


KMC M5-50 (Lounge)

44 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012, United States


Gabrielle Brown

Director of Diversity & Inclusion

NYC Bar Association

Gabrielle is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the New York City Bar, where she leads the Association’s efforts to enhance diversity in the legal profession across a broad range of internal and external constituents, including law firms, corporate legal departments, nonprofit organizations and educators to foster diverse and inclusive work environments. Previously, she founded the City Bar’s Pipeline Initiative, which provides comprehensive programming for inner-city students to address academic support and enrichment, professional and substantive skill development, networking/mentoring opportunities and exposure to the legal profession.

Minda Harts

Founder & CEO

The Memo

Minda is the founder of The Memo LLC, a premiere career development platform for women of color. The Memo helps women of color prepare for their seat at the table with education, community, and access. In 2016, she was nominated as a Change Maker at The White House State of Women Summit. Minda is a member of the New York Junior League and volunteers at women's shelters across NYC; helping women enhance their resumes and interviewing skills. Minda has been featured in Essence Magazine and The Guardian. She also serves as a mentor at General Assembly.

Paula Edgar



Paula is Founder and Principal of PGE LLC, a speaking, coaching and consulting firm. PGE LLC provides innovative and strategic solutions on career management, executive/leadership development, organizational diversity efforts, intercultural competence initiatives, networking and social media strategy. Paula speaks regularly on these topics by leading professional development trainings, facilitating workshops, and providing keynote speeches.

Moiz Malik

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer


Moiz is the CTO at Nooklyn. Nooklyn is app and website that helps people find apartments. Since 2015 Nooklyn has moved 11,115 renters, rented 6,137 apartments and processed $17,432,191 in rental payments. Prior to Nooklyn, Moiz studied History and Philosophy at Stony Book University. After Stony Brook, he moved to Brooklyn to start his first company, Campusvine, which builds financial software for universities.

Sandra Revuelta

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer

UYD Media

Sandra is the CSO of UYD Media, and is in charge of developing, communicating and executing corporate strategic initiatives, and creating Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) content. Prior to UYD, she was integral in the development of a management liability underwriting startup agency. Sandra’s experience over the past twelve years has focused on analyzing the operational risk, M&A strategy, financial stability, stock performance, and employment practices of companies ranging from startups to fortune 500. Her expertise is in negotiating contracts and underwriting the risk and adequacy of corporate policies and procedures surrounding overall business management as well employment related diversity practices. Her clients have included startups, tech companies, non-profit organizations, K-12 schools, as well as large fortune 500 companies such as Google, Coca-Cola, GM. The Gap, Inc., and Netflix. Over the past 20 years Sandra has developed D&I solutions and events, workshops and keynotes for educational institutions and organizations. Sandra’s passion is to help corporations create diverse and inclusive environments that will fuel innovation and lead to increased profitability.

Tayo Rockson

Co-Founder & CEO of UYD Media

UYD Media

Tayo is the CEO of UYD Media which is a strategic leadership and consulting firm that helps corporations improve their bottom line by incorporating diversity, inclusion and social justice strategies. He has spent over 20 years living and working in 4 continents and so is considered an authority in communicating effectively across cultures. As a cross cultural expert, he has spoken at the World Bank, United Nations Foundation among many other places and his work has been seen on NowThis News, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Among Worlds Magazine as well as Global Living Magazine. He is the author of The Ultimate Guide To TCK Living and his ground breaking work on "how to embrace your global identity" was featured in a German School book called ZOOM IN… Globalization and through his podcast, blog and video shows, he is heard and read by thousands of people in over 100 countries.

Hosted By

The Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students
Co-hosted with: Entrepreneurship & Startup Association

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