Mathias de Sousa Leadership Summit

Register by October 28, 2021

Mathias de Sousa Leadership Summit

Learn to Be an Influential Leader

Mark your calendar for the Mathias de Sousa Leadership Summit, a free virtual event on October 30, 2021, sponsored by the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Office of Online Programs.

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Join students from across the country for the opportunity to learn core leadership skills, hear from leading change-makers, and build your professional network. The Mathias de Sousa Leadership Summit aims to help undergraduate and graduate students become stronger leaders in their communities of influence. The event includes a full day of experiential workshops and discussions aimed to inspire personal growth and professional development.

“When the only challenge is to show up, it’s not a challenge - it’s an opportunity.”

- Dr. Alicia Battle, Associate Dean for Online Programs, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Virtual Summit Goals

Gain core leadership and professional competencies

Learn from thought leaders who lead the way in their industries

Build lasting relationships through networking opportunities

Develop necessary skills to become pivotal and progressive leaders

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Keynote Speakers

Summit Program Schedule —

Saturday, October 30

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The Leadership Summit is made possible with the help of our co-sponsors; Noodle Partners, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Historic St. Mary’s City History Museum, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s College Center for the Study of Democracy, and NAACP Chapter 7025.

About Mathias de Sousa

Mathias de Sousa was the first African American to serve in the colonial Maryland legislature. He was the only Black person to sit in any legislative body in what would become the United States. De Sousa was elected to the Maryland General Assembly in 1642. His legacy built the foundation for leaders today, which is why we chose to honor him through this summit.

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