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Executive coaching of the upcoming executives of the student-led affinity groups. The opportunity allows deep relationship building with leaders of specific affinity groups to launch an impactful academic year of programming. 

Event Details:

Tuesday, August 21st  2018

9:30- 4:00 pm

Venture Place, VF 3rd Floor Suite, Centennial Campus


Total anticipated attendees:

25 student leaders, 10 executive partners

Student leaders will represent:

Association for Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)

Black Business Student Association (BBSA)

Black Male Initiative Poole Families (BMI)

Diversity & Inclusion Student Steering Committee

National Association of Black Professionals (NABA)

Women In Business (WIB)

Schedule of Day

9:30- 12 Morning Session

Morning Welcome, Scott Deitz, VF

Cultural Capital by Tara Yosso (link to slides)

Impostor Syndrome (link to slides)

Planning document(s) overview (link to docs)

12- 1 pm Networking Lunch

1:00- 2:15 Role Specific Coaching

Coach executives to be their best in the role they will serve on the executive board. Help students anticipate challenges and use their natural strengths to succeed. Create resume and interview content that highlight their roles in impactful ways.

Break-out Session Facilitators:

Presidents, Leroy Shumpert, Edward Jones

How does a President create vision? When to lead vs manage? How much is too much to do yourself?

VPs, Kiley Dove, Cisco

How does a VP execute vision? How to use strengths in collaboration? How to engage membership to reach goals?

Secretary, Kenyetta Hall, Blue Cross Blue Shield

What is the secret to great communication? Organization?

Treasurer, Jeffrey Cox, EY

How to keep everyone on the same page with income, expenses and the bottom line?

Marketing & Communications, Elizabeth Romero, Fleishman Hillard

How to create a brand for your group? Telling a story with advertising.

2:30- 4:00 Group Strategic Planning

Coach one specific group to pull the pieces together the previous two sessions. Using the tools from the morning session, write a year strategic plan.

ALPFA- Kenyetta Hall, Blue Cross Blue Shield

BBSA- holding for Lenovo

BMI– Johnaustin Chapman, Edward Jones

NABA- Jeffrey Cox, EY

WIB- Victoria Vojnovich, Cisco Connected Women co-president