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What is FinLit Fest?

FinLit Fest, a nonprofit initiative through CoolKids Fund Inc. and Us or Else Inc., combines educational panel discussions with experts, entrepreneurs, students, and celebrities with inspirational musical performances, actionable sessions, KidPreneur booths, and networking opportunities.

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Dr. Marlon Fuller

Dr. Marlon Fuller is the CEO, and Creator of FinLit Fest. As a child growing up in a lower socioeconomic area with low-rated schools, Dr. Fuller went on to be the first in his family to go to college receiving his doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. He and his wife Christina formed as an outlet to help kids academically with an educational and financial need. He enjoys spending time with his family and dedicating his life to financial literacy education to help change the future.


Aaliyah Duah

Aaliyah Duah is a 20-year-old recent HBCU graduate who founded Financial Revolution, a company dedicated to financial literacy. She is also a published author, an investor, and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She has received numerous awards, including HBCU Entrepreneur of the Year, and is being recognized by McDonald's as a 2023 McDonald's Black & Positively Golden Change Leader. Aaliyah is passionate about promoting financial empowerment and making financial education accessible for all.

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