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A Culturally Centered Think Tank Focused on Economic Growth in Marginalized Communities.


Malay to Marakesh 2023
Each year the Brilliant Minds Collective hosts an intimate conference at various locations throughout the African continent. This conference will be held in countries important to Africa’s development and repositioning. Participants from both the continent and the diaspora will take this journey together. The goal is to form a Pan African community that builds social, economic and policy building bridges between African people all over the world. The annual yearly conference is rooted in the study of the history of each nation/region, business building, personal development, global leadership, networking, and tourism...

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Our Mission

Brilliant Minds Collective is a Think Tank, that prioritizes the equity and inclusion of Black People and descendants of the African Diaspora by bringing together thought leaders, developing research, and creating solutions. We influence and advocate for significant changes that impact marginalized communities economically, culturally, politically, and environmentally.

Our Vision

To be a premier Thought Leadership network, a magnet for high-caliber Educators and Influencers, and a transformative force in driving access to investment, financial sustainability, improved health and human resources, and life-changing opportunities for Black People and descendants of the African Diaspora.