PITTSBURGH TO HOST AFRO-AMERICAN SUMMIT ON THURSDAY
1st African American Leadership Summit
Pittsburgh’s Professional Community Meet to Discuss Pertinent Leadership Issues and Networking reception with a live performance by
WHAT: The African American Leadership Association is planning the 1st African American Leadership Summit featuring Pittsburgh’s leading professionals discussing pertinent issues regarding diversity vs inclusion, leadership development, emerging talent, shadow mentorship, succession planning and diversity inclusion in corporate America. The event will also feature a Recognition Ceremony that will acknowledge and award Pittsburgh’s organizations/businesses, emerging leaders and seasoned leaders in three categories: Innovative Inclusion, Blazing Emerging Leaders and Seasoned Trailblazers. Announcing the Shadow Mentorship Program and Leadership Development Series.
WHEN: Thursday, June 4, 2009 – 9:00AM including breakfast, lunch and networking reception
WHERE: IBEW/Circuit Center & Ballroom, 5 Hot Metal Street
WHO: Rev. William H. Curtis, Pastor, Mount Ararat Baptist Church will deliver the morning
Dr. Rahmon Hart, Director of Multicultural Affairs, Duquesne University will be the panel moderator at the event.
Panelists will include: F. David Coleman, Retired General Manager of Corporate Diversity, US Steel; Dr. Audrey Murrell, Director, David Berg Center for Ethics & Leadership; Jada Grandy, Vice President Fifth Third Bank; Candi Castleberry Singleton, Chief Diversity Officer, UPMC
K. Chase Patterson, The Renaissance Group will deliver the afternoon keynote address.
Debbie Norrell, Mistress of Ceremonies
Networking Reception, Live music by ARTISTREE
Sponsored by, Regional Equity Monitoring Project (REMP), UPMC, The Soul Pitt
Partnering with, The Poise Foundation and The Darkins Group
To register and for more information about this event and the organization, visit www.aala.webs.com