The Wisconsin

Sports & Business Talk Luncheon


Feast or Famine

The Financial and Career Experiences of African American Male Athletes

– February 2016 –

 

We thank Ziegler Wealth Management and T. Wall Enterprises for being our 2016 Sports and Business Luncheon sponsors.

 

Location & Time

Time

Was: Thursday, February 18th, 2016, 11:30AM – 1:00PM

Location

Madison Club, 5 E. Wilson Street Madison, Wisconsin

 

Panelist


Dr. Jerland Jackson, Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education University of Wisconsin-Madison and also founder and director of the Wisconsin Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei Lab)
Brandon Williams, Former UW Football Badger and Former NFL Wide Receiver. Author, Entrepreneur and Radio Personality

Moderator


Michael Morgan, former UW Badger Football Athlete and Career Executive

Topics of Conversation


A brief historical context of African Americans in Sports
Reference to selected case studies
An overview of the innovative “Beyond the Game” Initiative
What works and what is needed going forward

ProSquared’s mission is to provide and connect athletes with the education, resources and guidance that they need to optimize their success in life.

A portion of the luncheon proceeds will benefit  Asset Builders of America, Inc., a Wisconsin based 501c3 nonprofit organization. Asset Builders’ mission is to enhance the quality of life of low and moderate-income youth and families through financial education and wealth building strategies. For more information go to www.assetbuilders.org

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