2019 Emerging Leadership Summit



February 23, 2019
9:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m
Columbus State Community College
The Conference Center – The Center for Workforce Development
315 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215


The purpose of the Emerging Leadership Summit is to promote dialogue amongst college students and young professionals on topics that relate to diversity, inclusion, and leadership. Students and professionals will have the opportunity to hear from top Ohio business leaders, network with local companies, and gain valuable insight to take away and apply to their burgeoning careers.


 

#FutureIsNow


Employer Fair Sponsors

The City of Columbus Office of Diversity and Inclusion

 

Supporter Sponsors

Columbus State Community College
Eaton
TimkinSteel

 


Agenda

9:30a-9:30a

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30a-9:40a

Welcome: Daniel Juday (Director, Ohio Diversity Council)

9:40a-9:50a

Columbus State Community College Opening Remarks

9:50a-10:20a

Session 1: ALIGNMENT: Personal development is a key factor to satisfy professional growth and success

  • How does “Who I am” and “what I value” impact my career choices?
  • How do I ensure that I grow and develop while staying true to my authentic self?
  • How do I set a grounded career trajectory with intention?

Kimberly Brazwell (Founder/CEO – Kimistry LLC)

10:20a – 10:50a

Session 2: VISIBILITY: Being “seen” at work is crucial to building a sense of accomplishment AND growing your career

  • How do I get noticed and is there a right way to do this?
  • Where do I want to be seen, do I invest more time internally at work or externally in my community?
  • How do I avoid burnout and determine how to allocate my time and energy?

Moderator: TBD

Robert Solomon II (Assistant Vice Provost – The Ohio State University Office of Diversity & Inclusion)

Clare Miller (Senior Vice President, Talent Management Director – Huntington National Bank)

10:55a-11:20a

Session 3: ROADBLOCKS: Leaders don’t shy away from challenges, they overcome obstacles in their path.

  • What do barriers to leadership growth look like?
  • How do I recognize barriers in the time to diffuse them, or overcome them?
  • What can surpassing limitations and barriers in a career lead to?

Jane Grote Abell (Owner and Chairwoman of the Board – Donates Pizza & Jane’s Dough Foods)

11:20a-11:35a

Calibration & Student Roundtable Activity: Students will have prompts to discuss at table with cohort.

11:35a-11:45a

City of Columbus Remarks – Damita Brown (Manager, Supplier Diversity – City of Columbus Office of Diversity and Inclusion)

11:45a-1:35p

Lunch and Employer Fair:

Students will have the opportunity to grab lunch and then walk around to meet with all the companies represented at our networking Fair. See participating organizations below!

1:35a-2:15p

Session 4: COLLABORATION: Collaboration in the workplace isn’t something you participate in, it’s something you create

  • Leaders don’t just occupy one seat in a group – how do I know when to move from participant to leader fluidly?
  • When workplaces are filled with varying opinions and ideologies, how do I create collaboration?
  • How is collaboration key to success in corporate Diversity & Inclusion work?

Daniel Juday (Director, Ohio Diversity Council)
Christopher Thompson (Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion for Consumer and Community Banking – JPMorgan Chase)
Rhonda Talford Knight (Vice President and Inclusion Manager – Huntington National Bank)
Christine Krull (Head of Diversity and Inclusion – Roche Diagnostics)

2:15a-2:40p

Session 5: VULNERABILITY: Effective leaders stay open to new experiences and growth opportunities.

  • How do I recognize and stay on top of growth opportunities?
  • What does it look like to stay approachable and open as a leader?
  • How do I communicate openness and vulnerability without sacrificing impact and influence?

Kenneth Walma (Vice President & General Manager, Connected Buildings – Eaton, Lighting)

2:55p-3:00p

Event Closing

Daniel Juday (Director, Ohio Diversity Council)

 


Employer Fair Participants

Abbott
Battelle
Cincinnati Bell
City of Columbus Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Compass Tech International
CoverMyMeds
DHL Supply Chain
DJJ
DSW
Eaton
Honda
Huntington
Mount Carmel Health System
OCLC
Roche
Sage Sustainable Electronics
TimkinSteel
US Foods

 

Participating Institutions

Baldwin Wallace
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Central State University
Columbus State Community College
DePaul Cristo Rey High School
Indiana Institute of Technology
Miami University
Otterbein University
Sinclair Community Coolege
The College of Wooster
The Ohio State University
The University of Toledo
University of Cincinnati

 

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PRESENTING Sponsor – $10,000 – One remaining

  • Designated as Presenting Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials – limited to two co-title organizations
  • Presenting Sponsor(s) will be included in recognition of 50% event proceeds donation to the Ohio Stem Learning Network
  • Presenting Sponsor(s) will be listed on all nametags, table tents, and signage during the event
  • Receive a formal plaque as Presenting Sponsor of the event
  • An opportunity to have a representative from your organization provide remarks to open or close the event (10 minutes)
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Two full-page ads in the printed event program
  • 16 tickets to the summit

GOLD Sponsor – $5,000

  • Designated as an Gold Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials
  • Gold Sponsor(s) will be included in recognition of 50% event proceeds donation to the Ohio Stem Learning Network
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Full-page ad in the printed event program
  • 8 tickets to the summit

SILVER Sponsor – $2,500

  • Designated as a Silver Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Half-page ad in the printed event program
  • 4 tickets to the summit

BRONZE Sponsor – $1250

  • Designated as a Bronze Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Quarter-page ad in the printed event program
  • 2 tickets to the summit

 

For questions or comments please contact Kathryn Hood at kathryn.hood@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

 


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