Meet the Speakers: 2019 Pan-African Women Forum, New York City

June 12, 2019 at 02:45 pm | Events

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

June 12, 2019 at 02:45 pm | Events

Mary Spio

Mary Spio, Deep Space Engineer, CEEK Virtual Reality INC. Founder & CEO

Deep Space Engineer and CEEK Virtual Reality INC Founder & CEO Mary Spio is a U.S Department of States Speaker on Innovation. Spio has served in the Air Force, and also created technologies and content for global titans such as Microsoft XBOX, Boeing, Universal Music, Tribune News and Clear Channel.

She sits on the board of Oculus VR, Amazon Launchpad and Ethereum Co-Founder Steve Neyaroff’s company CloudParc.

Spio executive produced Dystopia’s Virtual Reality component, the original, immersive companion to the 2017 Grammy® Award-winning album. Spio holds several patents in real-time streaming and virtual reality technologies. Mary is an accomplished novelist and screenwriter (A Song for Carmine) and Bestselling author of It’s Not Rocket Science: 7 Game-Changing Traits for Achieving Uncommon Success (Penguin Books), in which she shares inspirational stories to spur readers to move beyond their comfort zones into creating impact and significance.

She has been featured in Fortune, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Rolling Stone, Billboard and named history maker by NBC News alongside Oprah and Lebron James.

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