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 Excellence Brainery, Founder
Student Success Strategist

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Uncensored dialogue about the

pressures and realities of being a Black teen​​

Event Agenda 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Pushing P Opening Session

The value of being distinctly different and the process of discovering your unique superpower

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. 

Foot on the Neck Panel Discussion 

The origin of today’s beauty trends and standards of masculinity and how they affect identity and self-esteem


12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Open Floor Discussion 


1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 

Future Over Everything Closing Session

Practical ways to achieve your highest goals and desires and build stronger communities


1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Closing Activity 


Can guardians/adults attend the event?


Yes, guardians/adults can attend the event. Seating is first come, first serve for adult participants. 

Do parents/guardians have to register and pay the registration fee?


One adult admission is included per teen registrant.


What COVID-19 safety measures will be in place?


All participants will be required to wear a mask for the duration of the event. Temperature checks will be conducted upon check-in. Hand sanitizer will also be provided. All participants will be encouraged to practice safe distancing.


Is this an in-person or virtual event?


This is an-in person event. A live stream will be provided for registered guests who are unable to attend in-person. Please select virtual attendance during registration.

What does my registration include?

Registration includes a copy of The Pursuit of Black Excellence for Teens and entry to the event. 


Will this event be recorded/photographed?

Yes, the event will have media coverage. Registration includes a media release consent statement.  


Can large groups attend the event?


 To register large parties, please email


What if I am unable to attend in-person, how will I receive the copy of my book?


Guests who are unable to attend in-person will receive a signed copy of the book via mail within 5-7 business days after completing registration. 


Will food be provided?

Light refreshments will be available for registered guests.

Black Teen Summit
Black Teen Summit
Mar 19, 2022, 11:00 AM
5757 Temple Hill Rd, Temple Hills, MD 20748, USA


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 An award-winning edutainer, philanthropist, and student success strategist who empowers students to stand on their own two-feet after graduation.


In 2020, Linnita founded Excellence Brainery, an education and career planning resource hub for parents, educators, and community leaders.


She has had the privilege of providing hundreds of keynotes, workshops, and custom programs for universities, organizations, and community groups.

Linnita live streams a weekly show providing practical and thought-provoking ways for parents and educators to prepare their teen to stand on their own two-feet after graduation. 


Linnita is the co-founder of the DMV Young Professionals Scholarship Fund which awards multiple annual scholarships to students who live in her backyard; and the author of  The College Strategy, The College Strategy Workbook, and The Pursuit of Black Excellence for Teens.


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