42nd Annual Conference on the Black Family - POSTPONED

Registration Information (Postponed)

The Hampton University Annual Black Family Conference schedule for
March 10 - 13, 2020 is postponed until further notice due to health concerns related to the Coronavirus. Information on the new date will be made available at a later time.


For more information, please call 757.727.5472.

NOTICE: This event has been postponed until further notice due to health concerns related to the Coronavirus. Information on the new date will be made available at a later time.


Please join us March 11-13, as we host Hampton University's 42nd Annual Conference on the Black Family. Our theme this year is “Creating a Lifetime of Wealth”. The conference will consist of a combination of powerful keynote speakers and life-changing workshops designed to influence financial literacy and wealth development in the black community. Participants will gain knowledge on how they can create a financial legacy for future generations. We will also celebrate the James T. George family as the 42nd honored family. We look forward to seeing you for this impactful event.

Conference sessions will focus on topics like Building Wealth and personal Finance

Sign up NOW and be sure not to miss this insightful and influential event!

2020 Conference on the Black Family Schedule

Date Sessions
Wednesday, March 11
6:00PM - 7:30PM Opening Session, Ogden Hall Keynote Speaker Nicole P. Ross (Goldman Sachs)
7:30PM - 9:00PM Reception (Invitation Only) University Museum
Thursday, March 12
- Track 1 Personal Finance SCB (A) Track 2 Building Wealth SCA (B)
9:30AM - 10:45AM Session 1 Lawrence A. Gholson II & Ti'Juana A. Gholson Money Talks with the Gholson's Presents: Your Family... Your MONEY!? Session 1 Morgan Stanley Panel - Wealth Management: The Value of Professional Advice
11:00AM - 12:15PM Session 2 Harrison Michael Ridgeway HU Econ Grads Seminar on Financial Literacy & Gerald H. Mason, Jr. Addressing the Racial Wealth Gap via Tech-enabled Entrepreneurship? Session 2 Shahara Wright Building a Business that Works for You!
12:30PM - 1:45PM Lunch on your own
2:00PM - 3:15PM Session 3 Tremaine Wills, MBA Get Your Money Right? Session3 Kevin L. Matthews II Building Generational Wealth in the Back Family
3:30PM - 4:45PM Session 4 Lenise Cowling Becoming Financially Literate Session 4 Leonard Allen-Smith, MBA, CPA ?The Real Deal - Wealth With Real Estate
6:00PM - 8:00PM Reception and Symposium Vanguard
Friday, March 13
- Track 1 Personal Finance Student Center Lounge Track 2 Building Wealth Student Center Theater
9:00AM - 10:00AM Session 5 Philip Dancy Money Matters Session 5 Phyllis Jemmott Financial Concepts and Wealth Building Strategies
10:00AM - 11:00AM Session 6 Sharad Maheshwari, PhD Investing with the Mint Application Session 6 Rodney Williams Building Wealth Without Fear
11:00AM - 12:00PM Intermission Business Exchange with Vendors
12:00PM - 1:30PM Closing Luncheon SCB (A, B &C) Keynote Speaker..Speaker..Christopher Bardell Dream in Gold with McDonalds