About the Summit

Don’t miss the Madison Region’s premier gathering of business and community leaders committed to advancing workforce diversity and economic inclusion. This event, hosted by the innovative partnership between the Urban League and MadREP will feature dynamic national, regional, and local speakers along with ample networking opportunities and much more. 

Event Schedule

Opening Remarks8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
State of the Madison Region Economy: Shifting Demographics and Implications for the Workforce in Wisconsin8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Opening Keynote: Caroline Wanga9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Equitable Economic Development10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Equitable Recovery Post COVID11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Implicit/Unconscious Bias in the Workplace12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Opening Remarks8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Keynote: Olga Custodio, Women in Nontraditional Professions8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Preserving Economic Power in Neighborhoods of Color9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Emerging VC Access Opportunities for People of Color10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Addressing Racism in the Workplace11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Closing Remarks12:30 PM - 1:00 PM


Caroline A. Wanga
Chief Executive Officer

Lt. Colonel Olga Custodio
USAF (Retired), America’s First Latina Fighter Pilot & STEM Advocate

Presenting Partners

Gold Partners

Silver Partners

Bronze Partners

Community Partners

Sponsorship packages are a great way for a team of your employees to attend while also gaining great visibility for your company with an interactive sponsor page and other benefits. Packages start as low as $1,750 ($1,000 for non-profits).

We look forward to your participation!