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Bennett Appears on Local Morning Shows, to Speak at International Web Summit

Bennett_Fox_NewsDr. Sybril Bennett was a guest on Fox 17 TN Mornings  and News Channel 5’s Talk of the Town promoting her new book “Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad.”

Bennett has also been selected to speak at the People’s Stage at the Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland held Oct. 30-31. Web Summit is a global gathering of the world’s leading innovators, entrepreneurs and visionaries in technology. Bennett is the only African-American female speaker out of hundreds. Major speakers at the event include Tony Hawk and executives from Cisco, WordPress, Evernote, Wired, and Prezi. Bennett’s talk will center on her “Innovate” book.