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Spelpreneur: Entrepreneur Chats

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 | 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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  • Suites Private Dining Room

Students will hear the journey of diverse entrepreneurs, gaining an understanding of the skills and mind-set of an entrepreneur, factors that influence one’s decision to be an entrepreneur, and the challenges and rewards of being an entrepreneur.

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Tracey PickettTracey Pickett, C'2006
Tracey Pickett is a passionate entrepreneur, attorney, inventor and musician. Tracey began her legal career at a Fortune 5 technology company working in the areas of corporate and intellectual property law. An attorney by day, Tracey spent nights and weekends developing her true passion for entrepreneurship.

In 2014, Tracey launched her first entrepreneurial venture, Eboticon - a media design company with a mission to create dynamic and culturally relevant emojis for niche social groups. The company’s apps have topped the Apple App Store charts as the #2 Paid App Overall and the #1 Paid Social Networking app. Eboticon Emoji apps have been downloaded in over 70 countries and featured in publications including the International Business Times.

In November 2016, Tracey left her job to lead Eboticon fulltime and to launch her second entrepreneurial venture, Hairbrella.  Hairbrella is a uniquely designed rain hat combining fashion and function to protect women’s hair from the rain.

Tracey is a native of Atlanta and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Spelman College. Tracey received her law degree from the UGA Law, and is a member of the Georgia Bar Association. She enjoys playing drums for several Atlanta churches and frequently speaks at Atlanta Public Schools and colleges on the topics entrepreneurship and career pathing.

Farah AllenFarah Allen 
Farah Allen is an accomplished technical solutions leader with over 15 years of experience in the Software Development & Project Management industries. She is the CEO & founder of ‘The Labz’: a music and audio sharing platform that automates the proof of ownership process for the creative community as well as the business community that uses protected assets.

Allen's previous executive positions include President and CEO of The Allen Group, where her clients included fortune 500 companies, and CEO and Cofounder of Song Society App. The Labz was one of 10 companies to be selected in the 1st cohort of Comcast NBC Universal’s “Farm Accelerator” program.

She is also the Entrepreneur in Residence for “digital undivided” as well as a graduate of the program. Allen is a graduate of Florida A & M University where she received her BA in Architecture and later her Masters in Science in Information Systems Technology.

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