The ‘Blacklight’ and ‘Tapped In’ Panels at the Black Footwear Forum Homecoming 2022 are Emotional and Important

The first two panels feature a group of amazing women discussing important issues for any person considering a career in the sneaker industry. The focus on Blackness and its effect on their relationships in the business is both insightful and thoughtful.

Blacklights features

Chereese Thornhill-Goldston – Director Design Education & Growth | S.E.E.D. adidas

Ashley Comeaux – Vice President of Product Design | allbirds

Precious Hannah – Founder & CEO | Mister OK’s Essentials

Eliyah Jackson – Assistant Footwear Designer Basketball adidas

Tapped In features:

Jazerai Allen-Lord – founder True To Size

Portia Blunt – VP of Apparel | Reebok

April Dinwoodie – DEI & Belonging Lead at Steve Madden

Katherine Allen – Trade Marketing Manager adidas

Janice Tennant – CMO at Merrell


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