African American Professionals Conference (AAPC)

The 9th Annual Ariel Hunter-Chriss African American Professionals Conference

Hosted by TCC Continuing Education Services, South Campus and DFW Community Partners

AAPC 2014: Ignite Your Career, Your Finances, Your Business, Your LifeNovember 14, 2014
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Professionals, $99
Students, $49

South Campus
Student Center
5301 Campus Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76119

Conference Flyer (PDF will open in a new window)

About the Conference


The African American Professionals Conference provides leadership strategies and tools for business professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders to manage career challenges created by diversified and global competition.

Conference Goals

  • Build a strong workforce of educated, empowered leaders, entrepreneurs and community leaders.
  • Provide relevant professional development strategies and opportunities.
  • Build strategic alliances with DFW professional organizations, corporations, higher learning institutions and local communities.
  • Promote entrepreneurship and encourage new business development.
  • Cultivate and promote healthy lifestyles.
  • Increase community awareness and visibility of services and business in a diverse marketplace.

Learn to Achieve Your Full Potential

The one-day conference features a keynote luncheon, informative seminars, guided networking opportunities and collaborative work sessions.

The program is designed to empower new and experienced professionals to achieve their full potential as business leaders, entrepreneurs and community leaders.

Be Inspired by Our Speakers

Gyna Machelle Bivens, Opening Session SpeakerOpening Session Speaker

Gyna Machelle Bivens
President and Executive Director of North Texas Leaders and Executives Advocating Diversity (LEAD)
Fort Worth City Council Representative



Keynote Speaker: Lillie BigginsKeynote Speaker

Lillie Biggins
President of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth





Alisa Jones, Director, Continuing Education Services



Updated October 22, 2014


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