Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Congressional, Legislative, and Intergovernmental Leaders Breakfast

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Congressional Action to Promote Diversity and Business Opportunities in Telecom and Tech

Description:
Members of Congress, and both federal and state legislative and intergovernmental
leaders discuss the polices, best practices, public-private partnerships, regulation, legislation,
and executive orders that drive access to capital, technological change, job creation,
and economic opportunity.
Introduction of the MMTC Board Chair:
Kim M. Keenan, President and CEO, MMTC

Welcome:
Hon. Julia L. Johnson, Founder and President, NetCommunications, Inc.; Chair,
MMTC Board of Directors

Moderator:
Nicol Turner-Lee, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Research and Policy Officer, MMTC

Speakers:
Hon. Rick Boucher, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP; Member of Congress Emeritus

Hon. Ronald Brisé, Member and Former Chair, Florida Public Service Commission

Hon. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Member, U.S. House of Representatives

Hon. Emanuel Cleaver II (D-MO), Member, U.S. House of Representatives

Hon. Catherine Pugh (D), Maryland State Senate, 40th District; President-Elect,
National Black Caucus of State Legislators

Hon. Clifford “Cliff” Stearns, Member of Congress Emeritus; Co-Chair, New Telecom
and Internet Policy Taskforce

Hon. Edolphus “Ed” Towns, Member of Congress Emeritus; Co-Chair, New Telecom
and Internet Policy Taskforce