Cheryl Overton, CXO, Cheryl Overton Communications
Cheryl Overton is a brand alchemist and integrated content creator with over 20 years of professional experience driving heart-opening campaigns that move culture. She is the Founder and CXO of Cheryl Overton Communications, a strategic integrated marketing communications advisory that helps brands navigate its relationships with stakeholders via the voices, influence and persuasive power of multicultural consumers.
Allison Arden, Founder + CEO, The Element of Us
Allison Arden is a creative business leader, author, and entrepreneur. As the publisher of Ad Age, Allison led the brand through the most disruptive and inventive decade in its history. This experience gave her a unique vantage point on an industry and deep understanding of the role emotion plays in inspiring great change and innovation. The Elements of Us, is an encapsulation of that experience, along with her study of psychology, which she now brings to organizations to create psychological safety and well-being that drives success.
Cheryl Guerin, EVP NA Marketing + Communications, Mastercard, Creators of Strivers Initiative
Cheryl Guerin is Executive Vice President, North America Marketing & Communications where she is responsible for driving brand preference and consumer affection for Mastercard brands across the U.S. and Canada. Mastercard’s Strivers Initiative is a consumer-facing platform, which elevates the visibility of Black female business owners overcoming obstacles to maintain and expand their companies as role models for the community and generations to come.
Megan Cunningham, Founder + CEO, Magnet Media
Megan Cunningham founded Magnet Media as a pioneer in brand storytelling. Magnet’s mission is to tell stories that matter. As a strategic studio, they use storytelling and data to drive measurable outcomes for brands. Clients include: Google, Adobe, Chase, Goldman Sachs, Airbnb, HarperCollins, IBM, OneUnited, YouTube, Steve Madden, MIT Tech Press, and more.
Renae Bluitt, Creator + Executive Producer, Netflix "She Did That"
Renae L. Bluitt is a Brooklyn, New York-based filmmaker, digital content creator, and branding expert who serves as an advocate for Black women’s accurate representation in the media. With over a decade of experience, Renae has gained valuable insight into Black women entrepreneur’s narratives — a passion that she recently channeled into her first film as Creator and Executive
Producer of the documentary, “She Did That.” which premiered at the ESSENCE Music Festival and streamed on Netflix in the U.S., Canada, UK/Ireland, Africa, New Zealand, and Australia.