Diverse Leadership Conference

The Diverse Leadership Conference educates diverse students, educators, and professionals about economics by providing interesting and useful educational content. We invite students and professionals to join in our pursuit of career development, leadership development, entrepreneurial education and networking.

Opening Speaker: Gerard Borda, Vice-President for Leadership Development, SunTrust Bank

Keynote Luncheon: Yussur Abrar, Former Governor for the Central Bank of Somalia and Consultant for the World Bank

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Schedule of Events

February 20, 2015

8:00am - 4:00pm

Time Event Room
8:00-8:45am Registration and Breakfast W525
9:00-9:45am Welcome and Opening Session: Gerard Borda, VP Leadership Development, SunTrust Bank W525
10:00-11:00am Workshop: "Global Insights: Navigating Business in a Flat World" 231
Sponsored by the Tearte Family Foundation
11:15am-12:15pm Workshop: "The Art and Science of Multicultural Marketing" 231
Sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company
12:30-1:45pm Keynote Luncheon: Yussur Abrar, Former First Woman Governor of the Bank of Somalia and current consultant to the African Development Bank W525
2:00-3:00pm Workshop: "How to Stay True to Yourself in Corporate America" 231
3:00-4:00pm Reception (TBD) W525

Schedule is tentative and subject to change

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