INROADS 50th Anniversary


Hyatt Regency McCormick Place


11/05/2020 - 11/07/2020


All Day


2223 S Martin Luther King Dr
CHICAGO, Illinois 60614
United States
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INROADS 50th Anniversary

INROADS 50th Anniversary
Date: Thursday-Saturday, November 5-7, 2020
5th – INROADS Career Expo 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
5th – Welcome Reception 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: JP Morgan Chase Headquarters
6th – Diversity Summit 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Diversity Summit Attire: Business Professional
6th – Gala Cocktail Reception 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m
6th – Gala Dinner & Program 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago IL
Benefit Gala Attire: Black Tie
7th – INROADS College Links Hack-It Upstart 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (High School Students)
Attire: Business Professional
7th – INROADS Corporate Interview Day 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (College Interns)
Attire: Business Professional

Join us as we celebrate INROADS’ 50th Anniversary and developing corporate and community leaders. Our celebration will include a Welcome Reception, Diversity & Inclusion Summit and Benefit Gala. The Diversity & Inclusion “Disruptive Innovation” Summit will include workshops for professionals and the Benefit Gala is a beautiful evening of networking, dinner, entertainment and dancing as we honor those who have carried out the INROADS mission!

This occasion celebrates the manifestation of the Frank C. Carr dream. Just over fifty years ago, Frank C. Carr, a prominent publishing executive based in Chicago, traveled to Washington, DC as an attendee of the March on Washington in August 1963. After hearing Martin Luther King’s speech about the dream he had for America, Frank Carr returned to Chicago with a mission in mind. Carr believed that Martin Luther King’s dream could become a reality and began plotting a course that would change the face of corporate leadership. In 1970, Carr founded INROADS and his legacy began. INROADS believes the changes in our culture and history we see today reflect Frank Carr’s vision of diversity.

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