Leadership Summit 2017

Alumni Scholars:  Click here to register for the Leadership Summit.  The deadline to register on April 7, 2017 has expired.  Late registration will be accepted until April 21, 2017.  Registration for guests in included in your registration process.

New 2017 Scholars:  Click here to register for the Leadership Summit.  The deadline to register is April 28, 2017.  Registration for guests is included in your registration process.



Thursday, July 27, 2017

Early Arrivals: Faculty Council and  Ambassador Cabinet- The Willard InterContinental Hotel, Washington DC

  4:00pm     Check-in for Overnight Stay
  6:00          Informal Dinner 

Friday, July 28, 2017

Meetings, InterContinental Hotel, Washington, DC

  7:30am     Breakfast
  8:30         Faculty Council Meeting (Council Members Only)
  8:30         Ambassador Cabinet Meeting ( Ambassador Cabinet Only) 

12:00 pm    Lunch for New Scholars, Board and Council
  1:00         Board of Advisors Meeting ( Board Members Only)

  3:00        New Scholar Orientation (Mandatory for  2017 Promise Prize Scholars)          
  4:00        Check-in for Overnight Stay

 Diaspora Dinner

 Swahili Village, 10800 Rhode Island Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705
Roundtrip Transportation will be provided 

   6:00 pm   Motorcoach Departs The Willard for Swahili Village
   7:00          Dinner 
   8:00          Discussion with African Ambassadors/Delegations
   9:00          Cultural Program
   9:45          Motorcoach Returns to the Willard

Casual Business Attire: This includes slacks, shirts, skirts and dresses.  Avoid athletic clothing, caps, sneakers, flip flops, tight fitting clothing, shorts, and t-shirts. 

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Scholar Leadership & Development Experience Tour

  7:30am     Breakfast
  7:45          Scholar Leadership Meeting
 10:30         Leadership Tour with Box lunch
                    The White House (optional)
                    The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial 
                    Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, The Capitol, other sites 
  2:00pm    The Smithsonian 
National Museum of African American History and Culture
   5:30         Return to the Willard
   6:30         Dinner at the The Willard – 8th Floor Terrace
Scholar Leadership Activites and Debrief      

Comfortable Walking Attire:  Use good judgment in respecting the sites visited while dressing appropriately for a long challenging day. Good walking shoes are a must.  Avoid athletic attire, shorts, tee shirts, and tight fitting clothing.

Sunday, July 30, 2017 

  8:00am     Breakfast, Awards, Invocation & Community Service Event
  11:00        Program Ends, Scholars and Guests Depart      

Last date to register and pay in full April 7, 2017. Latest date to cancel without penalty, May 7, 2017.

Guests:  All Scholars are welcome to invite one guest, at the Family Discount of $200 per person.  All guests must be at least 18 years old.  Should both your parents wish to attend, we will have a waiting list because we have a limited number of seats.  After April 7, once we know how many registrations we have, we will open the waiting list.  Your guest fee includes dinner on Friday, Saturday tour from 10:30am to 5:30pm, and breakfast on Sunday.  Local transportation to the dinner on Friday and Saturday tour are included. All other activities are exclusively for current and Alumni Promise Prize Scholars. 

Refunds:  All payments are due in full by April 17, 2017. Fees are non-refundable after May 7, 2017. 

QuestionsContact the office at 914-481-5914.