Jessica Nabongo + Shelly Bell

July 24


Jessica Nabongo is a former United Nations employee and the first Black woman to travel to every country in the world. She is the founder and CEO of Jet Black, a boutique luxury travel firm that specializes in tourism to countries in Africa, the Caribbean, and Central and South America; as well as The Catch, a lifestyle brand featuring goods acquired during her global adventures.

Shelly Bell has been named as one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 100 Powerful Women in Business. As a computer scientist, system disruptor and business strategist, she connects entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations in order to diversify their talent pipeline, increase equity and grow their brands.



Jessica Nabongo is a former United Nations employee and the first Black woman to travel to every country in the world. She is the founder and CEO of Jet Black, a boutique luxury travel firm that specializes in tourism to countries in Africa, the Caribbean, and Central and South America; as well as The Catch, a lifestyle brand featuring goods acquired during her global adventures.

Shelly Bell has been named as one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 100 Powerful Women in Business. As a computer scientist, system disruptor and business strategist, she connects entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations in order to diversify their talent pipeline, increase equity and grow their brands.