Keynote Speaker: Mr. James Burroughs
This panel assists individuals in transforming challenging aspects of their lives and experiences into valuable opportunities. Participants learn how to overcome their obstacles and experience the many victories ahead of them.
Workshop aids individuals in understanding healthy identities and how to maximize and negotiate productive interactions and relationships in various social spaces. Individuals learn winning strategies for developing positive self-concepts and effective ways to defeat limiting narratives about themselves.
Workshop participants learn critical ways in which media and popular culture impacts their lives. Individuals gain valuable insights about how to resist negative images and narratives presented in media and popular culture.
Workshop helps participants define, decide on, and achieve their goals. Individuals receive practical and professional assistance with planning their future.
Workshop engages participants in the nuts-and-bolts of resume development and interviewing skills. The chief purpose of the workshop is to assist individuals with developing a winning resume and experiencing a successful interview. Also, the workshop exposes participants to the importance of their LinkedIn profile and to creating a professional online presence.
A thought-provoking workshop on professional dress, decorum and/or mannerisms, communication, and hygiene. The workshop’s central aim is to engage individuals in understanding that professional culture is more than just business suits and handshakes; it includes tactful communication and meeting multiple professional expectations.
A panel featuring recent college graduates discussing their experiences transitioning from the academic environment to the business/corporate environment. These recent college graduates give insights about challenges they embraced and/or obstacles they overcame. They provide “life after college” preparation tips, discuss alternative pathways, and their next steps.