SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2023

Opening Keynote Speaker

9:00am – 11:00am

The opening keynote speaker will not only provide First Generation Students with an inspirational and engaging keynote presentation on strategic ways to attain career leadership success based on the greatest career readiness needs facing First Generation Students, but more importantly, this dynamic and engaging session will provide applicable and practical solutions to some of their greatest career and leadership development challenges as a First-Generation Student.

Meet and Greet with Coaches

11:00am – 11:30am

Developing Your Career Path

11:30am – 12:30pm

The first career leadership development panel session with consist of four to five distinguished speakers/panelists from top tier companies and organizations within South Florida.

During this session, First Generation Students will not only increase their self-awareness and develop the knowledge that is needed for them to design and develop a career path that is best for them once they are able to graduate from college, but they will be able to ask questions, connect, and learn about potential career opportunities with these powerful panelist/speakers.

Lunch

12:30pm – 1:30pm

From College to Career

1:30pm – 2:30pm

The second career leadership development panel session with consist of four to five distinguished speakers/panelists from top tier companies and organizations within South Florida.

During this session, First Generation Students will not only learn about resume writing, job interviews, finding the right job, and internships/volunteer opportunities, but they will talk about negotiation and specific ways that students can position themselves for success during the first 90 days of a new job.

Career Empowerment Session

2:45pm – 3:30pm

During the first career empowerment session, our trained leadership coaches will not only help First Generation Students reflect upon the information shared during the career development panel sessions, but more importantly, they will lead them through an interactive conversation that is designed to help them apply the lessons and words of wisdom that have been learned throughout the day.


SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2023

Opening Keynote Speaker

9:00am – 11:00am

The opening session will be a highly engaging, interactive, and dynamic keynote presentation that revolves around Leadership Lessons Learned from a First-Generation Student of Immigrant Parents.

In essence, during this keynote presentation, students will not only learn how to use their cultural background and experiences as leadership and career assets, but more importantly, they will be provided with some transformational leadership lessons that will empower them to be more resilient, attain career success, and make a positive impact in the world as a leader.

Career Empowerment Session

11:00am – 11:45am

Building Your Social Capital Through Intentional Relationships

11:45am – 1:00pm

The third career leadership development panel session with consist of four to five distinguished speakers/panelists from top tier companies and organizations within South Florida.

During this session, First Generation Students will not only learn how to network, connect, and build positive relationships with others in-person and digitally, but more importantly, they will learn about digital branding, how to network and navigate Linekdin, and how to build social capital through intentional relationship building.

Lunch

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Integrating Resiliency and Self-Care Practices Into Your Career and Leadership Journey

2:00pm – 3:00pm

The fourth career leadership development panel session with consist of four to five distinguished speakers/panelists from top tier companies and organizations within South Florida.

During this session, First Generation Students will not only learn about the importance of integrating self-care into their career and leadership journey, but more importantly, they will walk away with specific ways to be more resilient and practice self-care within their future careers.

Career Empowerment Session

3:45pm – 3:45pm

During the third career empowerment session, our trained leadership coaches will not only help First Generation Students reflect upon the information shared during the career development panel sessions, but more importantly, they will lead them through an interactive conversation that is designed to help them apply the lessons and words of wisdom that have been learned throughout the day.