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DJ Switch to perform at Amazon’s Second Annual ‘Represent The Future’ Summit

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Ghana’s DJ Switch will be performing as a special set at the Amazon’s second annual Represent The Future (RTF) Summit to help minority entrepreneurs beginning today.

The virtual career fair which from Tuesday through Wednesday offers a chance for Black, Latinx, and Native American professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience to gather.

Speakers and sessions will highlight Amazon’s global business ecosystem, customer-obsessed culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion and the role innovation, invention, and intrapreneurship play in building the future.
During the two-day summit, participants will learn more about Amazon’s global business ecosystem, the role innovation, invention, and intrapreneurship play in building the future at the speed of Amazon, and the customer-obsessed culture of diversity and inclusion.

Sample Sessions:
Disrupting Bias in Entertainment: the Amazon Studios DEI Playbook.
Driving Equity, Increasing Access, and Creating Opportunity in the Black, Latinx, and Native American Communities.
Fast Facts of Fashion: Changemakers at Amazon and in the Industry, featuring Designer and Fashion Pioneer, Misa Hylton.

Sample speakers:

Erin Dowell, J.D., Global Leader, Amazon Diversity External Conferences, a renowned expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
Latasha Gillespie, Amazon Studios & Prime Video Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion,an expert in building mechanisms to improve the diversity and inclusion of content, creatives, and the ecosystem across Amazon Studios.
Misa Hylton, Stylist, Designer, and Fashion Pioneer, who continues to revolutionize fashion with collaborations with luxury fashion house MCM and Macy’s
Dr. Chris Wilkie, Chief Operating Officer SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers),
Sarah EchoHawk, Chief Executive Officer, AISES, American Indian Science and Engineering Society.
Rocio van Nierop, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Latinas in Tech.

Entertainment:
Jazmine Sullivan, Singer and Song-writer, will perform followed by an interview moderated by Dyana Williams, a beloved advocate and authority in Black music.
DJs Amira & Kayla, twin sisters making a name for themselves around the world as famous DJs including Ghana’s DJ Switch.

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