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‘Forum 20/20’ panel to eye city’s 20-year vision

During “Forum 20/20,” a panel of corporate, civic, community and academic leaders will share their insight and strategies to propel the economic and community development of the city. The National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and the Memphis Urban League Young Professionals (MULYP) are teaming up with Christian Brothers University to present an interactive panel discussion – “Forum 20/20: The Vision of Memphis” – on October 19th at CBU’s Buckman Hall from 5:30 p.m. 8 p.m.

During “Forum 20/20,” a panel of corporate, civic, community and academic leaders will share their insight and strategies to propel the economic and community development of the city, as well as provide rising professionals with a deeper understanding of the future of Memphis’ professional community.

The forum will address recent efforts to recruit and retain top talent in Memphis by increasing the awareness of and dialogue around the cycle of talented young professionals exiting the community and innovative ways to attract talent outside the Memphis/Shelby County area.

Panelists include: Nancy Coffee, president & CEO, The Leadership Academy; Angela Harris, senior human resources business partner, Medtronic, Innovation and Strategy Division; Tom Jones, principal, Smart City Consulting; Douglas Scarboro, executive director, City of Memphis Office of Talent and Human Capital; and Andre Dean, vice president of Public Policy and Community Affairs, Greater Memphis Chamber.

Tickets are $15 and may be purchased by visiting www.forum2020.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact MULYP President, Lori Spicer, at memphisulyp.president@ gmail.com.

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