REGISTER TODAY FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL !
"Success in Leadership"
Keynote Speaker- Jay Williams, Mayor of Youngstown, Ohio
Join us for the 2nd Annual African American Leadership Summit sponsored in part by UPMC's Center for Inclusion (Registration and Breakfast begins at 8:30a). If you missed any events this past year, you don't want to miss the 2nd Summit! With over 250 members since June 2009 (See our web site and Facebook page), the African American Leadership Association is the premiere organization for leadership.
The dynamic & exciting line up of speakers, facilitators and panelists include keynote speaker, Jay Williams, the current and first African American mayor of Youngstown, Ohio; Dr. Marcia Sturdivant, Doris Carson Williams, Oliver Byrd, Honorable William Robinson, Karris Jackson, Donna Baxter, Kenya Boswell, Peggy Harris, Rick Adams, Bentley Hicks and more! The panel discussion "Success in Leadership" will be moderated by Rev. Dr. John Wallace, from the University of Pittsburgh and Bible Center Church in Homewood. Breakout sessions include Black Leadership; Past, Present and Future, Influential Leadership and Image & Brand in Leadership.* Sandidge Photography will be on site providing professional head shots.
AALA recognizes leaders in our annual awards ceremony for the following: Blazing Leaders, Influential Leaders and Innovative Inclusion (awarded to one corporation demonstrating inclusion at all levels)! Awardees are:
Innovative Inclusion-Fifth Third Bank
Blazing Leaders-Errika Fearbry Jones, Pittsburgh Board of Education; De'netta Benjamin, Family Links; Dwayne Muhammad, Pittsburgh Hip Hop Awards and Pastor Eugene Blackwell, House of Manna
Influential Leaders-Elwin Green, Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Brenda Moye, Northside Community Activist
This year we will add the Leadership Development Certification Presentation, where participants completing the Leadership Development Series will be a recognized. Our MC, none other than entertainer (singer & actor) and educator, Ryan P. Parker! Some of Ryan's accomplishments include touring with Tyler Perry, performing on Showtime at the Apollo and singing his way to Hollywood on American Idol. Ryan is currently Director of Diversity at the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences. This is one event you want to attend! Registration and sponsorship information attached.
For more information and highlights of AALA, visit the web site, www.aala.webs.com
Friday, May 28, 2010; 9a-3p
Herberman Conference Center; 2nd Floor Auditorium
5230 Center Avenue; Pittsburgh
Shadyside Hospital (Center Avenue garage for parking)
Diamond Sponsor-UPMC Center for Inclusion
Gold Sponsor-Fifth Third Bank
The African American Leadership Association
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