NEUPRINT - Behind the Business of Social Sports
24

Tuesday, 24 July

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

The Yard DC

700 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

NEUPRINT - Behind the Business of Social Sports

Deloris Wilson Photo


BEACON/Inclusive Innovation Fellow, Institute for Technology Law and Policy at Georgetown Law

Yvesner Zamar Photo


Co-Founder, ProjectBlackFlag

Lindsay Morrison Photo


Co-Founder, ProjectBlackFlag

Ashlee Lawson Photo


Co-Founder + CEO, RUNGRL

Marcus Fitts Photo


Founder, District Triathlon

Matt Green Photo


Co-Founder + Lead Captain, District Running Collective

24

Tuesday, 24 July

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

The Yard DC

700 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Through unconventional and participatory dialogue, NEUPRINT amplifies authentic entrepreneurship with a focus on local communities. By identifying awe-inspiring stories, innovative business models, and the latest trends seeding industry disruption, attendees should expect thematic discussions and timely topics that connect human experiences to the business development lifecycle. The face of entrepreneurship is changing - stay ahead of the curve with the NEUPRINT.

About the Panelists

Deloris Wilson Photo

BEACON/Inclusive Innovation Fellow,
Institute for Technology Law and Policy at Georgetown Law

Deloris Wilson is the BEACON/Inclusive Innovation Fellow at the Institute for Technology Law and Policy at Georgetown Law. As an entrepreneurial ecosystem builder, journalist, social entrepreneur and social impact strategist, she has developed a variety of start-up ventures including co-founding the Islands Innovation Institute in Sint Maarten and leading content strategy for PushBlack, the nation's first text-based civic engagement platform for African-Americans - now reaching over one million subscribers daily. As the creator of NEUPRINT, Deloris seeks to amplify new majority founders with unconventional models of business design. As an Alabama native with professional experience across seven countries, Deloris holds an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a JD from Georgetown Law and BA, summa cum laude from Spelman College.

Yvesner Zamar Photo

Co-Founder,
ProjectBlackFlag

Yves is 1/5th of the ProjectBlackFlag (PBF) leadership team and helped to found the organization in order to create a more inclusive environment for all people to participate in social sports. To date, PBF has hosted multiple tournaments - including on at the University of Pennsylvania, philanthropic events and socials all under the unifying umbrella of recreational sports.

Yves is currently a Legislative Counsel at the U.S. House of Representatives. As a graduate of Florida State University, he completed his legal studies at the David A. Clarke School of Law - University of the District of Columbia.

Lindsay Morrison Photo

Co-Founder,
ProjectBlackFlag

With a background in event planning, business development, and marketing, Lindsay is a graduate of Purdue University and called Indiana home before relocating to Washington, DC. In her words, ProjectBlackFlag allows DC's young professional community to build new bonds, cultivate existing relationships and positively impact their local communities through recreational sports.

When not managing operations and logistics of PBF, Lindsay serves as the Assistant Facility Manager at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Ashlee Lawson Photo

Co-Founder + CEO,
RUNGRL

A District Running Collective crew leader, co-founder + CEO of RUNGRL and RRCA certified running coach, Ashlee has found herself at the forefront of transforming running culture with a specific focus on creating safe spaces and experiences for black (women) runners to connect and thrive.

An Ann Arbor, Michigan native and University of Michigan Alum, Ashlee has bled Maize and Blue across DC since 2013. When she’s not out discovering the newest event venues or connecting with creatives, you’ll find her training for her next marathon or snuggled up in front of a TED Talk with a glass of red wine.

In between marathon training and TED Talks, Ashlee serves as an events and digital communications consultant in Washington, DC.

Marcus Fitts Photo

Founder,
District Triathlon

Marcus is a DC-based creative and Founder of District Triathlon. District Triathlon (DT) is a non-profit organization mission is to encourage, inspire, support and increase the participation of people of color in triathlon and endurance sports, promote healthy lifestyles, and uplift communities in DC and the Washington metropolitan area. When Marcus started racing in triathlons, he noticed a dearth of diversity in the sport -- and knew that needed to change. In response, DT works together as a team and close community so all members can reach their personal goals through scheduled trainings, races, team bonding and community building.

Matt Green Photo

Co-Founder + Lead Captain,
District Running Collective

Matt co-founded District Running Collective (DRC), an urban run crew that elevates running as a sport while positively impacting the community. Through DRC, Matt has successfully created successful events that show residents that healthy can be fun. Along with the weekly run group that has attracted 100+ runners of all levels to hit the pavement weekly, Matt has also created several, unique events including a midnight run through H Street Corridor and a 5k in Southeast in partnership with the Broccoli City Festival and many more. Matt has used the run group to raise money for scholarships and non-profits. From working with the DCPD to ensure safe running to helping small, local businesses gain exposure by using them as meet-up locations, Matt is committed to bettering all of Washington, DC.

When not running through the streets of DC, Matt serves as a creative professional for both federal and non-governmental clients.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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