Jewell Sparks is the the Programme Director for #SMWBerlin. Jewell is a global business strategist and journalist specializing in providing „Out of the Box“ business development and market diversification solutions for startups, nonprofits and businesses in transition. As the CEO and Founder of Strategic Diversity Group Incorporated (SDGI), BiTHouse, OTGC- On The Green Carpet, AgTech Connect and Intuit FT. Jewell advises and mentors startups on team effectiveness, brand development, social media marketing, and funding strategies. A cellular biologist/business management professional turned inclusion hacker/serial entrepreneur, with over 20 years of sales, strategic alliance, organizational effectiveness and business development expertise, Jewell possesses the experience and the vision to formulate global business concepts and execute them successfully. She helps corporate entities and startups maintain and expand their current markets while attracting and engaging diverse consumer markets. Jewell is able to rapidly assess current business cultures and incorporate innovative solutions + business operation strategies necessary to create sustainable business models to address the needs of future generations. She helps organizations diversify their leadership teams in order to be effective in the following areas: organizational effectiveness, diversity and inclusion initiatives, strategic partnerships/alliances, social media messaging, conference development, hackathons and pitch event execution.