SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2022

One College Nation

10:00am - 12:00pm

The opening session will be a highly engaging and interactive program that consist of community building exercises, live music, engaging activities, and incredible education all centered around relationship building, leadership, and diversity/inclusion.

This transformational program is designed to help students not only build positive relationships with other conference attendees from diverse backgrounds, but it will also enable them to develop and practice skills that will help them build community, understand cross-cultural relationships, develop intercultural competencies, and create an inclusive community for everyone within their campus community.

Meet & Greet Lunch

12:00pm–1:00pm

Developing Your Career Path for Success

1:00pm – 2:15pm

The first career leadership development session with consist of four to five distinguished speakers/panelists that will help students 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.

Leadership Empowerment Session #1

2:30pm – 3:15pm

College to Career

3:30pm – 4:45pm

The second career leadership development session will consist of four to five distinguished speakers/panelists that will help students learn about the next steps to take once they have been clear about the career path that is best for them after graduation.

During this session, the panel will not only talk 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.

Leadership Empowerment Session #2

5:00pm – 6:00pm

During the second empowerment session, our trained leadership coaches will lead a group of students through a transformational session that is focused on helping them apply the lessons that were learned in the panel session.

In effect, students will not only engage in a set of activities focused on preparing themselves for a successful career, but they will develop a career action plan that can be implemented once the conference is complete.


SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2022

Opening Keynote Speaker

9:00am – 10:15am

The opening session will be a highly engaging, interactive, and dynamic keynote presentation that revolves around resiliency.  In essence, the morning speaker on the second day of the conference will provided a powerful and life changing message that is geared towards helping students develop the skills that are needed to become more resilient within their personal, leadership, and professional lives.

Empowerment Connection

10:15am – 10:45am

Digital Branding, Networking, Relationship Building & Management

10:45am – 12:00pm

The third career leadership development session will consist of four to five distinguished speakers/panelists that will help students learn how to create a digital brand, network more effectively, navigate Linkedin, and develop and manage positive relationships with others within their sphere of influence better.

Lunch with Leadership Coaches

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Career Resiliency and Leadership Session

1:30pm – 3:00pm

The fourth career leadership development session will consist of four to five distinguished speakers/panelists that will help students develop the resiliency and leadership skills that are needed to thrive and succeed within their area of expertise after graduation.

With so many challenges facing culturally diverse and first-generation professionals within various organizations and companies, this session will provide them with insight and strategies on how to overcome these unique challenges that are faced by many culturally diverse and first-generation professionals.

Leadership Empowerment Session #3

3:00pm – 4:00pm

During the third empowerment session, our trained leadership coaches will lead a group of students through a transformational session that is focused on helping them apply the lessons that were learned in the panel session.

In effect, students will not only engage in a set of activities focused on helping them develop the resilience and leadership skills needed to navigate, thrive, and overcome some of the challenges that many will face once they graduate from college.