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2019 NYC LIT College Tour

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The 2018 NYC LIT College Tour is being reschuled for a later date this Fall or Spring 2019. Stay tuned!

Get ready to ignite your future at the 2019 NY LIT College Tour “The Ultimate Student Leadership Conference” coming this fall.

Connect with mentors, meet recruiters and network with like-minded student leaders from NY University & Colleges. There will be door prizes, FREE headshots, complimentary food and beverage, a DJ spinning in the LIT lounge to keep your energy levels high.

What is LIT? Leadership, Innovation and Transformation. LIT College Tour is a national career and leadership initiative designed to support students' academic success, career exploration, internship and job search, as well as professional and personal development. Students get a chance to build their leadership skills, meet face-to-face with recruiters, network with potential mentors and gain actionable insights from speakers.

Our half-day leadership boot-camp offers rapid-fire learning, leadership development and transformational experiences via 3 learning tracks, keynotes, workshops and 20+ industry experts and emerging leaders from diverse industries including Entrepreneurship, STEM, Marketing, Media, Entertainment, Law, Finance and related fields.

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4:30 p.m. Networking

5:00 p.m. Opening remarks – Martha Ramos, Motivational Speaker & Success Coach
Entertainment: Itones

5:10 p.m. Keynote – Lynita Mitchell Blackwell, Author, Attorney, Entrepreneur & Publisher

5:35 p.m. Panel 1 – Leading from Within: From conquering your fears to discovering your passion, understanding what motivates you and achieving your goals, learn how to define your career direction and rise to life's challenges.
Moderator: TBA
Rosa Grajeda, District Manager, Starbucks
Ronald Taylor, CPA, Diversity Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Marcus Ellington, Head of Industry, Media and Entertainment, Google
Jacalyn Champman, Strategic Innovation Exeuctive, Salesforce

6:20 p.m. Panel 2 – Creative Thinking Skills: Learn tips and techniques that will help you to spark your creative ‘right brain’ thinkingand bring a new perspective to innovation, problem-solving and leading change.
Moderator: TBA
Luis Solis, Multicultural Lead-CPG, Food & Beverage, Meredith Latino / People en Español
Elzabeth Rosario, PR Expert, Adweek 30 under 30
Brandon Delesline, iHeartRadio
Alba Ramadani, Talent Acquisition Manager, Sony Music Entertainment

7:00 p.m. Panel 3 – Entrepreneurship & STEM: From freelancing to job-hopping and investing, how do young professionals gain financial freedom in a rapidly changing gig economy. Learn how to turn your side-gig into a full-blown startup and how to invest in stocks, businesses, real-estate and lending instruments.
Moderator: Brian Cheung, On-air Reporter, Yahoo Finance
Rocio Trujillo Agent, New York Life Insurance Company
Ken Senkyire, Managing Partner GIC Partners
Mario Cobian, CEO, Cobian Marketing Group

7:40 p.m. Workshop – Personal Branding

8:10 p.m. Closing remarks – Martha Ramos, Motivational Speaker & Success Coach

8:20 p.m. Reception & Networking – Entertainment by Fanaa & DJ

9:00 p.m. Event concludes

2018 NYC LIT College Tour

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