The 2020 HBCUgrow Virtual LEAD Conference & Awards is back!  This year’s theme is: The Intersection of Business and Education. Bringing together leadership from HBCUs and MSIs to engage with corporate diversity, inclusion, and equity leaders.

Meet our LEAD 2020 speakers

2020 LEAD Agenda

Building Equity & Business Partnerships (Keynote) Learn about the partnership between Red Ventures and Johnson C. Smith University that is really working.
Business Panel
Understanding from our business panelists on what has worked (and what hasn’t) for diversity and inclusion programs. Our panel includes:
– Maria Pia Tamburri, Dominion Energy
– Don Lee, Impact Professional Group, Inc.
– E.J. Dickerson, PwC
– Susan Jacobs, Huntington Ingalls
– Dr. Jennifer Farmer, Northrop Grumman
Presidential Panel
The Presidential Panel – a conference favorite! Every college and university wants to see its students graduate and have a successful career. Hear how Presidents are addressing equity challenges and building corporate partnerships in the ever-changing HBCU higher-ed environment. Our panel includes:
– Dr. Hakim Lucas, President, Virginia Union University
– Dr. Aminta Breaux, President, Bowie State University
– Dr. Roslyn Artis, President, Benedict College
– Dr. Makola Abdullah, President, Virginia State University
See The Winners!
Help us celebrate the 2020 LEAD Awards! Awards are chosen based on input from the public and our judge’s panel. Be the first to congratulate the winners for:
LEAD Innovation
LEAD Marketing
LEAD Website
LEAD Military-Friendly
Best Leadership