2018 Philadelphia College Diversity Summit



October 27, 2018

5600 City Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131


Theme:
 
Empowering You as Tomorrow’s Leaders


 

#FutureIsNow


The College Diversity Summit is a conduit which creates connectors within the high-potential talent pipeline. This unique initiative completes the search by accomplishing three objectives; the Summit empowers college students and recent graduates with a real world knowledge transfer of tools and resources not experienced in their traditional educational curriculum. Intimate learning sessions will be facilitated by industry experts and renowned change agents with proven results on best and next practices. Secondly, it provides educational institutions focused on career placement, a forum to accelerate employment opportunities with top corporations for its student body. Finally, talent acquisition professionals’ will fast track to access the most sought after high- potential and diverse candidates spanning across all educational disciplines. Join the Pennsylvania Diversity Council for a day of discovery and find exactly what you are looking for!


Planning Committee

Alexis De La Rosa

Alexis
De La Rosa
Development Associate
Philadelphia VIP


Brenda Grove

Brenda
Grove
Adjunct Faculty
Villanova University


Lauren Footman

Lauren
Footman
Diversity and Inclusion Senior Specialist
Aramark

Lauren Footman, a native of Yeadon, PA graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2014, with a bachelor's degree in English, and double minors in Political Science and Africana Studies.

While at Bryn Mawr College, she chartered a College Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; serving as President until she graduated. Since graduation, Lauren has continued her advocacy work, and serves as the President of the NAACP PA State Conference Youth and College Division. Besides advocacy work, Lauren is still very involved with her undergraduate institution. She and a fellow alumna, have created a mentoring initiative, Bryn Mawr Students Committed to Opportunities Progress and Empowerment (SCOPE). The group’s objective is to enhance Bryn Mawr’s current initiatives that support students of the African and Latin Diasporas, and aid in retention of students of color.

In 2016, Lauren completed the New Leaders Council Fellowship, where she participated in leadership development training, with the intent of creating positive change in Philadelphia, and its surrounding communities. She currently serves as Institute Community Relations Chair of New Leaders Council Philadelphia, and is a member of New Leader Council’s National Diversity Committee, where she chairs the Leadership Development Committee.

Lauren is currently employed at Aramark, and is working toward her Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics at the University of Pennsylvania. Lauren remains committed to advocating for marginalized populations, and is always looking for ways to strategically create change in her community.

Mary Bustamente

Mary
Bustamente
Senior College Success Advisor
Graduate! Philadelphia


Sharon Jones

Sharon
Jones
Talent Development Program Manager
VWR International


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Platinum — Donor Level $1,500

  • Logo on website, all promotional communications, and conference materials
  • Include a prize in event raffle (optional)
  • Recruitment table at event
  • Receive all participating student metrics prior to the event
  • Receive student resumes prior to the event
  • Opportunity to notify specific students of intent to meet with them during event
  • $1,000 scholarship included in this sponsorship option (To be announced at event by attending rep)
  • 10-minute slot to present on organization’s recruitment climate and opportunities

*Scholarship must be paid directly from sponsoring organization to student. Upon registering online, we will reach out to contact to provide additional details.

Gold — Donor Level $1,250

  • Logo on website, all promotional communications, and conference materials
  • Include a prize in event raffle (optional)
  • Recruitment table at event
  • Receive all participating student metrics prior to the event
  • Receive student resumes prior to the event
  • Opportunity to notify specific students of intent to meet with them during event
  • $1,000 scholarship included in this sponsorship option (To be announced at event by attending rep)

*Scholarship must be paid directly from sponsoring organization to student. Upon registering online, we will reach out to contact to provide additional details.

Silver — Donor Level $500

  • Logo on website, all promotional communications, and conference materials
  • Include a prize in event raffle (optional)
  • Recruitment table at event
  • Receive all participating student metrics prior to the event
  • Receive student resumes prior to the event
  • Opportunity to notify specific students of intent to meet with them during event

Bronze — Donor Level $250

  • Logo on website, all promotional communications, and conference materials
  • Include a prize in event raffle (optional)
  • Recruitment table at event

Individual Registration — $100

  • Registration for one individual.

All students attend free. Please contact event coordinator for student registration.


 

 

For questions or comments please contact Kate Padula at kate.padula@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.