Culture Creators, in partnership with Morgan Stanley, wrapped its second C2 Summit last Thursday. Ne

(NEW YORK) - May 28, 2020 - Culture Creators, in partnership with Morgan Stanley, wrapped its second C2 Summit last Thursday. Nearly 300 HBCU students tuned in to the free, four-day online event which featured one-hour "culture chats" with top entertainment executives such as Steve Pamon (COO of Parkwood Entertainment), Julie Greenwald (Chairwoman/COO of Atlantic Records) and James Lopez (President of Will Packer Productions).

Dozens of hand-picked speakers shared advice on everything from landing a job, networking in an unfamiliar room, recovering after failure and work-life balance. Watch and download clips from Pamon's chat here.


Click the images above to watch clips of Steve Pamon in action:  "The biggest hater is yourself" (left); "The right measurement for success" (right) Attendees participated in one-on-one mentoring sessions, received life coaching guidance and asked questions during panel discussions with leaders in entertainment, technology, finance, sports and business. A special session on mental health -- moderated by Silence the Shame founder Shanti Das and featuring psychiatrists  Dr. Otis Anderson and Dr. Cynthia Lewis -- offered students tips on coping with the stress of the current pandemic. Additional C2 Summit speakers included Frank Abney III (Filmmaker/Animator, Pixar Animation Studios), Rich Antoniello (Founder/CEO, Complex Networks), Marc Byers (General Manager, Motown), Carlos Fleming (Partner, Endeavor - WME), Danielle Lee (Chief Fan Officer, NBA), Jeffrey Swierk (North American Marketing/Sponsorship, Mastercard), Kenny Moore (Marketing Director - West Region, Heineken), Marques Jackson (Senior Director Partnership Activation and Business Solutions, Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium), James Lindsay (CEO, Rap Snacks), Marilyn Van Alstyne (CEO, EMVE Management Group), Sandrine Nzeukou (Executive Director, Invest Africa), Dallas Jackson (Writer/Director), John Gibson (VP External & Multicultural Affairs, MPAA), Caralene Robinson (Writer/Director/Producer), Courtney Oliver (Sr. Director, Human Resources - Nickelodeon), Ashley Thomas (VP Marketing, Nasty Gal), Vivian Ramirez (Manager, Entertainment Marketing & Partnerships, Puma), Natalie Harewood (Global Marketing Director - Skagen, Zodiac and Michele Brands), Pervis Taylor (Life Coach/Author), Dr. Angela Anderson (Life Coach/Author), Tiara Chesmer (Regional Diversity Officer, Morgan Stanley) and many more!  Culture Creators will continue to uphold its ongoing mission to elevate and empower tomorrow's thought-leaders and creatives as the C2 Summit expands to additional cities. For more information, visit theculturecreators.co and @theculturecreators on Instagram. ABOUT CULTURE CREATORS Culture Creators was founded in 2015 as an organization designed to celebrate black culture across passion points - music, television/film, visual arts, fashion, sports, tech, and entrepreneurship, specifically those who helped to create it and those who are now the 'creators.' The company operates as a national multimedia & experiential organization with a wide range of platforms but primarily focusing on education and digital content. By focusing on connecting the 'old guard' and the 'new guard' and serving as an outlet to educate, inspire and empower the younger generation of 'creators,' the company will build up a strong following of young adults known as millennials and generation Y. In addition to thought leadership events, networking sessions and mentoring, and the annual "Innovators & Leaders Awards brunch, Culture Creators seeks to become the think-tank, talent incubator and pipeline for creatives, companies, and intellectuals who touch black culture in one form or another. ABOUT MORGAN STANLEY Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, a global leader, provides access to a wide range of products and services to individuals, businesses and institutions, including brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning, cash management, and lending products and services, annuities and insurance, retirement, and trust services. Morgan Stanley (NYSE: M.S.) is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management, and investment management services. With offices in more than 41 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide, including corporations, governments, institutions, and individuals. For more information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.

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