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LVAIC Intercollegiate Conference Bridging the Gap Diversity Leadership Summit

October 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The 2019 LVAIC Intercollegiate Conference Bridging the Gap Diversity Leadership Summit: Let’s Activate! Empower – Advocate – Act will be held on Saturday, October 5th from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania). This year’s conference theme is Let’s Activate! Empower – Advocate – Act! will focus on engaging in academic discussions that social issues that impact their collegiate experience and career goals. Join student leaders from across the LVAIC institutions: Cedar Crest College, DeSales University, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Moravian College, Muhlenberg College.

We are seeking thoughtful proposals to empower student leaders to ACT towards their academic and professional careers – specifically as it applies to them critically examining the world in which they navigate. The conference will focus on acknowledging challenges, building resiliency, and inspiring leaders to achieve success. Potential topics include (but not limited to):
• Overcoming (perceived) Cultural Bias
• Developing a Personal Brand
• Leadership Development
• Resiliency and Overcoming Adversity
• Community Activism
• Civic Engagement
• Financial Literacy
• Networking Outside Your Identity Group
• Resiliency and Overcoming Adversity

Summit proposal submission is open to students, faculty, and staff. The submission deadline for proposals is Monday, September 16th and chosen presenters will be notified by Friday, September 20th. For questions, please contact btg@lvaic.org.


October 5, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Lehigh University
27 Memorial Dr W
Bethlehem, PA 18015 United States
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