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.

Program Outcomes:

  • 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!