FOUNDER

TABITHA
HAWKINS

Tabitha Hawkins is the Founder of The Mom Set — a millennial motherhood and lifestyle blog, an Influencer Marketing Expert, and Founder & President of the Association of Influencers & Content Creators (AICC).  

 

Her journey as a content creator started 2004, with an entertainment blog, she built on Google GeoCities to share commentary with friends. A year later while working for a PR firm as a digital marketing specialist, and pregnant she launched her first mom blog Glam Mommy — which she sold to Mode Media, Inc. in 2012. 

 

Over the last 17 years, she’s been widely recognized as a respected voice on millennial motherhood — and an outspoken advocate for diversity, parity, and the need for professional stands & protections for influencers.

 

As a marketer, she leads influencer marketing and social media strategy for a boutique her boutique agency, SO MILLENNIAL Media + Marketing, which specializes in crafting impactful strategy and marketing campaigns — and creating lasting relationships between brands and influencers.

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION CHAIR

TOMIKO
HARVEY

Tomiko Harvey is the Founder & Editor of ‘Passports and Grub‘ a luxury lifestyle publication for Black women, Conference Director for TBEX North America, and she is also the Chair of Partnerships and Collaborations with the Black Travel Alliance

 

Tomiko’s journey inspires audiences to dream big. Through personable and articulate storytelling, she shares her visionary ideas for harnessing the power of observation and creative problem solving, applicable to any organization or community. It’s all about taking responsibility while looking for opportunities to improve.  

 

Tomiko has established herself as one of the most recognized Black Travel writers and top champions of diversity in the travel industry.  She gives voice to the underpaid and overlooked Black content creators through her platform and her work with the Black Travel Alliance.  

 

With eloquence and a measured ability to examine often-divisive issues such as race, class, wealth, opportunity, and poverty, she invites audiences to delve deeper into why destinations and brands alike overlook the value Black content creators bring to the table and asking the hard questions of how do we change the narrative on how both Black travelers and Black content creators are perceived.

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