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Published on June 10, 2020


2020 has been a roller coaster ride. As we continue to navigate the challenges of balancing work amidst a pandemic (be it: COVID-19 or racial injustice), INBOUND’s committed to providing spaces and forums to process, ask questions, heal, and grow. During this time, we encourage you to seek knowledge and have conversations.  


Not sure where to start?


We’ve compiled a resource list of past INBOUND Spotlight talks (in partnership with our content team - those who actually book our talent) that highlight Black thought leaders from serial entrepreneurs and VCs to attorneys and activists. INBOUND has always been a place where we’ve heard from the world’s most diverse thought leaders in business speak on the issues of our time, and as we process this moment we’re looking to the wisdom and guidance that they shared previously which resonate even more-so today..  



Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,  graced the INBOUND18 stage and used her gift at weaving stories to ignite a global conversation about the importance of feminism to everyone and to warn of the dangers of hearing only a single story about another person or place.  


Tarana Burke, is the creator of the #MeToo movement and joined the INBOUND18 roster, in a conversation about her process, what it means to not be the sum of your experiences and the ability to speak hope into communities that needed them most. 


Everett Taylor,  spoke at INBOUND17 on the topic of CWB: Creating While Black.  Everett is a 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 recipient and serial entrepreneur, who Founded a social media software company called PopSocial.  


Arlan Hamilton, was an INBOUND19 speaker and is the Founder of Backstage Capital, a fund that is dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are people of color, women, and/or LGBT. 


We hope that you enjoy the list of speakers that we've rounded up for you.  Each of their stories deserve to be told, shared, watched and then put on replay.  Enjoy, and be sure to share your stories in our INBOUND Community Facebook Group, we'd love to hear from you.


As a team, we are committed to sharing diverse stories from the world’s business thought leaders on innovation, inspiration and connectivity.  From here to what's next. #INBOUND2020


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