11 03, 2021

Fund Simple X

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Dear friend of Simple X, Simple X Summit is at no cost to participants. It is through individuals like you that we are able to do this work. Please enter your donation as you see fit. Thank you so much for your contribution!

15 12, 2020

Forty under 40, Portland Business Journal Class of 2020

By |2021-01-09T13:14:35-08:00December 15, 2020|Comments Off on Forty under 40, Portland Business Journal Class of 2020

Our co-founders Yoseph Ukbazghi and Wilson Kubwayo, were inducted into the Portland Business Journal class of 2020 forty under 40.We want to thank everyone who has supported us throughout this journey as Simple X has morphed and shifted since inception. In 2018, Trailblazers DJ, David ‘OG ONE’ Jackson, heard our vision and decided to [...]

13 12, 2020

December 2020 | Pia Wilson-Body, Lakecia Gunter

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Lakecia Gunter Lakecia N. Gunter is the Vice President and General Manager, IOT Global and Strategic Engagement at Microsoft. She is responsible for designing and executing Microsoft’s IoT ecosystem strategy to drive disruptive growth opportunities with the largest and most influential global solution and service partners from edge to cloud, [...]

15 08, 2020

August 2020 | Amir Morgan, Cedrick Hudson

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Highlighting Black Leaders & Entrepreneurs About this Event Simple X was founded in 2018 to empower individuals and organizations by designing a space for people to connect, create, and cultivate their path to success. Connecting black professionals in a curated safe space. Creating a blueprint to success by sharing stories. Cultivating [...]

27 06, 2020

June 2020 | Shari Dunn, Ronnie Wright, Ben Kenyon

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A Virtual event! This event was an intimate conversation on navigating the social, economical, and corporate spaces as a black professional. Featured Guests: Shari Dunn | CEO/Public Speaker/Social Entrepreneur/Innovator/Educator/Thinker Shari has over 20 years of experience in law, executive management, policy, equity-focused work, and media. Portland Business Journal, June 9, 2020. Shari [...]

11 03, 2020

[EVENT POSTPONED] March 2020 | Wilson Smith

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EVENT POSTPONED due to COVID-19 Unfortunately, due to health safety the Simple X event is  to be postponed to a later date. (Please stay tuned) We want to thank you all for supporting the Simple X Mixer event: Designing your Path to Success. Our guests and supporters are held at [...]

13 12, 2019

December 2019 | Tracy Mack-Askew, Dr. Libra Forde

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December 2019 | Tracy Mack-Askew, Dr. Libra Forde To Wrap up the end of the year we wanted to go BIG and host our event at  Daimler HQ in Swan Island. The theme of the event is Blazing the Trail to Success, and both our panelists will share powerful stories [...]

5 12, 2019

[FEATURED] Portland Business Journal, “Founders of Portland-based Simple X aim to connect black professionals”

By |2021-01-09T13:15:46-08:00December 5, 2019|Comments Off on [FEATURED] Portland Business Journal, “Founders of Portland-based Simple X aim to connect black professionals”

*Full Article HERE* Founders of Portland-based Simple X aim to connect black professionals  Yoseph Ukbazghi (Left) and Wilson Kubwayo co-founded the networking group Simple X. By Matthew Kish  – Staff Reporter, Portland Business Journal Dec 5, 2019, 3:12pm PST Updated Dec 9, 2019, 4:43pm PST Trailblazers DJ David Jackson remembers the meeting: Wilson Kubwayo and Yoseph Ukbazghi wanted [...]

13 09, 2019

September 2019 | Serilda Summers-McGee, Jamal Fox, Danielle Outlaw, Sara Boone

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September 2019 | Serilda Summers-McGee, Jamal Fox, Danielle Outlaw, Sara Boone For our fourth installment of Simple X Mixer, our guests,  Chief Danielle Outlaw ,  Chief Sara Boone , Deputy Chief Jamal Fox, and  Chief Serilda Summers-McGee  shared their wisdom on navigating the workplace. These individuals have made incredible strides in their careers and [...]

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