FAILURE:LAB | DETROIT
Jimmy King is a businessmen, activist, retired professional basketball player, and one of the members of the Fab Five. Currently the Vice President of Business Development for Schechter Wealth Strategies, he also works with local non-profits mentoring youth. Jimmy will certainly drop a heavy story on the Failure:Lab stage.
Andwele Gardner better known by his stage name Dwele is a singer-songwriter and record producer from Detroit. He’s released six albums including his last Greater Than One. He was featured on multiple Kanye West tracks and brings his vintage soul to the stage once again — to share a story behind the songs.
JESSICA CARE MOORE
Jessica Care Moore is an internationally renowned poet, publisher, activist, playwright and frankly a flat out rockstar. She is a five-time Showtime at the Apollo winner and has been featured on the album “Nastradamus” as well as Def Poetry Jam. She’ll take the F:L stage to expose the pain behind the global success.
Charlie Wollborg is a Marketing Strategist and Creative Director at Curve Detroit. He’s a speaker, innovator, and one of the main instigators behind TEDx Detroit. He is an educator and grower of brands and businesses. On this stage however, he will be sharing some of the struggles behind the success.
Marsha Music is the daughter of a pre-Motown record producer; a writer, blogger, communicator, wife of a celebrated artist — and a 2012 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow, for her tales about historic Detroit. At Failure:Lab, she will delve deep into her own dynamic history to reveal a life-altering fiasco.
Diana Sieger is the president of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and has spent 38 years pouring herself into community development. She was shaped by her youth, growing up in Detroit during the tumultuous ’60s. She will come back to Detroit to share a haunting personal story of violence, recovery, and the aftermath.
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