INROADS Trains Over 400 Diverse Future Leaders in 3-Day Intensive Workshop

Graduating Seniors Join INROADS Leadership Development Institute to Receive Unconscious Bias Training, Workplace Development and Corporate Social Responsibility

WHAT: INROADS, Inc., a national nonprofit, will host its 2017 Leadership Development Institute this week. This year, diverse, college seniors from around the country will join INROADS in a 3-day conference with workshops starting this Thursday and going through Saturday. Students will have the opportunity to participate in fireside chats, unconscious bias training, workplace development workshops and corporate social responsibility. Speakers from Federal Reserve Bank, Alignment Strategies, NASBA, FedEx Corporation, United Technologies Corporation and others will attend to train and inspire students. Visit www.INROADS.org/LDI/ for schedule and sponsors.

WHEN:
Thursday, July 13 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Friday, July 14 from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel
5000 Seminary Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22311

WHY:  “This conference marks the first step into their leadership journey,” said Forest Harper, president and CEO of INROADS, Inc. “They are entering a world of constant change. A world filled with technology, social media and life challenges. And, both corporations and communities will need 21st century diverse leaders, right now, to compete and impact our corporations and communities to take our nation into an elevated and increased level of inclusion.”

LIVE STREAMING: Follow us on Facebook (@INROADS, Inc.), Instagram (@INROADSInc) and Twitter(@INROADS) for live updates from the event.

About INROADS
Founded in 1970, INROADS develops and places talented underserved youth in business and industry, preparing them for corporate and community leadership that affects community renewal and social change and elevates economic status and quality of life. INROADS has placed students in over 135,000 paid internships throughout its history, and graduated over 28,000 alumni into full-time professional and leadership positions with over 1,000 corporate partners. Currently, INROADS serves nearly 1,300 interns and 200 corporate clients. Learn more at INROADS.org and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn: @INROADS Inc.

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