19th Annual Leadership Institute

19th Annual Leadership Institute
Washington Marriott Wardman Park | Washington, DC


The award-winning Leadership Institute is a national program intended to develop students’ leadership skills, create a community of scholars, provide companies access to a talented and diverse student population, and help students make connections that lead to careers.

This power-packed four-day conference prepares carefully selected students from the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) to compete in today’s very competitive global workforce. The conference culminates with a recruitment fair where Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and graduate program representatives offer jobs, internships and continuing education opportunities.

Dates: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – Sunday, October 20, 2019
Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Attire: Business
Audience: 1000 attendees include 400 HBCU students and 600 corporate, government and education Partners/Speakers/Recruiters

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