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January 06, 2014

Ashton212's CEO Sheila Lewis to Close Conference at Mills College

Posted 5 years 45 days ago by Alison Harrison

On Friday, February 7, 2014, Sheila Lewis, Ashton212's CEO, will provide closing comments for the Mills College Graduate School of Business Black Success Conference. This inaugural event is being presented by the Ascent African American Graduate Association.

The Conference will take place at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business located at 5000 MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland, California from 9 AM to 2 PM. The Conference is designed for graduate, undergraduate, junior college and high school students of color. The goal is to promote professional development, growth and success. There will be learning opportunities ranging from career development to the keys to financial freedom. It is designed to give students and future professionals the tools they need to thrive in rewarding careers and in life. The keynote speaker is Dr. Jamal Cooks. Associate Professor, San Francisco University.

The cost is free with a student ID and $5 without. Please register and to find out more information contact Ascent President Bernita Dillard at 650-303-0340650-303-0340 or AscentAAGA@gmail.com.

The Ascent African American Graduate Association is an educational, cultural, political, social and community service organization at Mills College Graduate School. Its mission is to enhance the experience and address the needs of African American and other students of color to promote, encourage and support their voice and create a safe space for friendship, unity, career advancement, personal development and mental and physical well being. 

Tags: career development Mills College professional development students

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