Jay Z and Alicia Keys Tapped As Keynote Speakers for Harvard’s African American Student Union Conference

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Alicia Keys and Jay Z have been named as keynote speakers for Harvard Universities

The 44th Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference, which is titled “Transcend: Redefining Expectations,” will take place from Feb. 5 – 7, 2016 and focus on owning and operating Black businesses, impactful networking events, TED talks and panel discussions.

“We aim to celebrate African-American achievements, inspire many new milestones, and provide a forum for attendees to take on issues facing our community such as: What is the African-American business community’s response to social injustice? Where do African-Americans fit in to the ever expanding definition of diversity?” the AASU website reads.

Other keynote speakers include Kenneth Chenault, the CEO of American Express, and Deval Patrick, Managing Director of Bain Capital (Former Governor of Massachusetts).

The Conference includes access to each keynote address, the black business showcase reception, breakfast and lunch along with the opportunity to connect with our prominent sponsors

The conference will conclude with a networking reception, closing party, and jazz brunch.

For more info about the event visit the organization’s official website.

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