Black Women Talk Tech Hosts Annual ‘Roadmap To Billions’ Conference

Gaby M. Rojas

Black Women Talk Tech is hosting its 7th Annual Roadmap to Billions in-person conference, May 18-20 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York. The program aims to celebrate Black culture and deal with real topics that impact the everyday lives of the Black community through frank and insightful dialogue with local and national technologists.

Black Women Talk Tech is a collective of Black women tech founders identifying, supporting, and encouraging Black women to build the next billion-dollar business. This is the largest tech gathering for Black women in the world. Over 1,500 founders, funders, and technologists will be in attendance for the only annual tech conference created exclusively by Black women tech founders for Black female and non-binary founders and allies.

Conference attendees will gain actionable insight and essential guidance to inspire and lead them on their entrepreneurial and professional journey through the tech landscape. This year, the conference features workshops on Fundraising Strategy, Productivity, Brand Partnerships, and Product Development, with additional curated conversations targeting Founders and aspiring founders, Investors and aspiring investors/fund managers, and Professionals. The Career Forum will highlight recruiting opportunities with our corporate partners and include workshops on resume building and how to ace the technical interview.

Confirmed speakers include Beatrice Dixon, founder, Honeypot; Andrea Donkor, SVP Regulatory & Customer Compliance, PayPal; Bonin Bough, CEO, Group Black; Brenda Wilkerson, president & CEO, Anita; Phaedra Lamkins-Ellis, founder, Promise; Arlan Hamilton, founder & managing director, Backstage Capital; Selena Hill, deputy editor, Black Enterprise; and more to be announced.

Tickets for this year’s Roadmap to Billions conference are available at the following link:

To learn more about Black Women Talk Tech, visit

The organization is also expanding globally, and taking the Roadmap to Billions experience to Toronto Canada (August 2023) and London, UK (October 2023)!




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