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Sat, Nov 05


Georgia Gwinnett College

4th Annual Leadership Summit

The theme of this year's conference centers around the perseverance, integrity, and adaptability of first-generation students and how when we RISE, we achieve more, learn more, and do more.

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4th Annual Leadership Summit
4th Annual Leadership Summit

Time & Location

Nov 05, 2022, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Georgia Gwinnett College, 1000 University Center Ln, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA

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Keynote Speaker

Augustine Jimenez, Program Associate, Achieve Atlanta Augustine Jimenez was born in Los Angeles, grew up in Mexico, and is now a proud Atlanta resident. He is the son of Mexican immigrants who came to the U.S. in search of a better life, and in 2020 he graduated from Boston University as a Posse Scholar and a first-generation, low-income student. In 2019, he was selected as the Harry S. Truman Scholar from Georgia. Augustine currently works as a Program Associate at Achieve Atlanta, a higher education non-profit that also funded his college studies. He also serves in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Augustine hopes to pursue a career that gives back to the communities that have uplifted him.

 Conference Schedule 

8:30 AM Check In 9:00 AM Opening Ceremony

9:30 AM Keynote Address

1:30 PM FirstGen Student Panel 2:30 PM Closing Ceremony

10:00 AM College Sessions

  1. STEM Session
  2. Education Session
  3. ITEC Session
  4. Psychology & Human Sciences Session
  5. Health Sciences Session

11:00 AM College Tour & Lunch 12:30 PM Career Sessions

  1. Health Sciences Session
  2. Business Session
  3. Information Technology Session
  4. Engineering Session

1:30 PM FirstGen Student Panel

2:30 PM Closing Ceremony

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