HBCU Leadership and Career Summit
Watch video of “Generation Equality: Entering the Workforce” panel, hosted November 4th as part of HRC's 2013 HBCU Leadership and Career Summit.
Panelists featured in the video include:
- Carolyn Brown, Editor-At-Large of Black Enterprise Magazine
- Margaret Okada, Assistant Director of Admission at Teachers College, Columbia University
- Kandice Fields, Mechanical Engineer at W.L. Gore and Associates
- Deena Fidas, Director of Workplace Equality Program at Human Rights Campaign
- Noël Gordon, Recent Graduate and Scholar: Point Foundation, Harry S. Truman Foundation, Gilman Foundation
- Patrice Pluto, Director of Operations at PepsiCo North America Beverages
- Aisha Moodie-Mills, Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress, Moderator
About HRC's Leadership and Career Summit
The Purpose of the Program Is to Develop:
- An effective group of LGBT HBCU student leaders committed to developing their personal leadership and career skills
- A potent group of HBCU LGBT student leaders to advocate for LGBT equality and social justice issues on campus and in their comunities
- A powerful group of leaders poised to bring their whole selves to the workplace.
- See yourself as a leader and social change agent building a social justice movement
- Understand how discrimination affects you and learn how to lead resourcefully through the intersectinos of race, religion, gender identity, class, and sexual orientation
- Develop a higher skill set regarding breaking through the internalized voices of oppression that inhibit your leadership and career goals
- Gain the skills needed to navigate your career as an out LGBT leader
- Increase your awareness of your unique approach to leadership
- Stand in your vision (individual and collective) as passionate, genuine leaders
- Leave feeling empowered and ready to lead
Check back for registration details for the 2014 summit!