Emerging Leader Empowerment Forum

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and Blacks in Government (BIG) NOW present...

"Emerging Leader Empowerment Forum"

Join Young Government Leaders (YGL) and Blacks in Government (BIG) NOW Generation at the “Emerging Leader Empowerment Forum” on Tuesday, October 23, at the City Club of Washington, DC. Aspiring leaders are invited to attend the complimentary event and hear from a panel of speakers as they describe their career journeys, challenges, and successes. Attendees will have an opportunity to submit questions for the panelists to answer in an interactive session.

The event will provide the opportunity to network with panelists and peers before and after the program. Attendees are encouraged to connect and share their experiences via social media using the following hashtags: #BIGYGLEmpowermentForum, #Leadership, and #DCNetworking. Also be sure to look out for our Snapchat filter for all your photos, which will go live hours before the event. Snap your pictures with the event filter and be entered to win an Amazon gift card!


7:30-8:00 AM Check-In, Networking, Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM Welcome & Introduction

• Ayoka Perkins Knox, Chief Events Officer, YGL National Leadership Team
• Stephan Matthews, Chair, BIG NOW Generation
• Michelle Clark, Director, Marketing and Strategic Partnerships, Management Concepts

8:10-8:30 Keynote Speaker

• Jozetta Robinson, Director, Office of the Executive Secretariat, Office of Personnel Management

8:30-10:30 Speakers

• Lahaja Furaha, Organizational Culture Practice Lead and Senior Human Capital Advisor, Management Concepts (Moderator)
• Ron Holloway, Management and Policy Analyst, FDIC
• Tiffany Lightbourn, Ph.D., Director of Payroll and Personnel Systems, IRS
• Arlene Pena, Chief Communications Officer, YGL National Leadership Team
• Lisa Thomas, Ph.D., Vice Chair, Senior Executives Associations (SEA); Executive Director, Human Capital Management for the National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Department of Veterans Affairs

10:30-11:00 Q&A with Panelists, Interactive Discussion

11:00 AM Event Concludes

This event is sponsored by Management Concepts, the nation's premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and human capital solutions for the public sector. Learn more at www.managementconcepts.com.


Oct 23 2018


8:00 am - 11:00 am



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Regional Event


The City Club of Washington, D.C.


Young Government Leaders (YGL)
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