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DM40GB30 Prince Virtual Symposium

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De Angela Duff

Symposium Creator & Co-Producer

Kirsty Fairclough


C Liegh McInnis

Presenter & Moderator

Zaheer Ali

Roundtable Panelist

Chinisha Scott


Tonya Pendleton

Roundtable Panelist

D Simmons Jendayi


Ricky Wyatt

Roundtable Panelist

Karen Gabay

Roundtable Panelist

Kamilah Cummings


Casci Ritchie


Karen Turman


Monique Morris


Darling Nisi


Arthur Turnbull

Moderator & Co-Producer

Edgar Kruize


Erica Thompson


Ivan Orr

Roundtable Panelist

Miles Marshall Lewis

Roundtable Panelist

Christopher Daniel


Eloy Lasanta

Roundtable Panelist

Michael Dean

Roundtable Panelist

Chris Aguilar-Garcia


Elliott Powell

Roundtable Panelist

Zachary Hoskins

Roundtable Panelist

Violet Reality

Roundtable Panelist

Greg Howard


Anil Dash

Roundtable Panelist

Roy Turner

Roundtable Panelist

Scott Woods (he/him)


Dereca Blackmon


Steven G Fullwood


Robert Loss



Roundtable Panelist

Nicolay Rook

Roundtable Panelist

Marc Wiggins

Roundtable Panelist

Andre Cymone

DM40GB30 Special Guest

JIll Jones

DM40GB30 Special Guest

Harold Pride

Roundtable Panelist

Hasit Shah


Cynthia Horner

Roundtable Panelist

Keith Murphy

Roundtable Panelist

laronda davis

Friends of DM40GB30

Sean McPherson

Friends of DM40GB30

Tricky InDaHouze

Special Guest

Jacqui Thompson

Friends of DM40GB30

Ingrid Chavez

Friends of DM40GB30

Dave Hampton

Friends of DM40GB30

Sam Jennings

Friends of DM40GB30

Chris Rob

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