Leadership Summit 2019

Alumni Scholars:  Click Here to register for the Leadership Summit.  The deadline to register is April 30, 2019.  Registration for guests in included in your registration process.

New 2019 Scholars:    Click Here  to Register Now!  Use Promo Code Promise19.


The Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Early Arrivals:  Faculty Council and Ambassador Cabinet 
Board of Advisors, Faculty Council and  Ambassador Cabinet
  3:00pm     Check-in for Overnight Stay
  6:00          Informal Dinner 

Friday, August 2, 2019

All Day Arrivals – 2019 Scholars, no later than 12 noon, Alumni Scholars no later than 3:00pm. 

7:00am        Breakfast
  8:00              Ambassador Cabinet Meeting (Ambassador Cabinet Only)

  8:30              Faculty Council Meeting (Council Members Only)
12:00 pm    Lunch for New 2019 Scholars, Board, Faculty Council and Ambassador Cabinet
  1:00              Board of Advisors Meeting ( Board Members Only)

  3:00             New Scholar Orientation (Mandatory for  2018 Promise Prize Scholars)    
  3:00             Alumni Scholar Meeting and Reception
  3:00             Check-in for Overnight Stay

Scholar, Supporter & Community Celebration Dinner
Marquis Miller, Chief Diversity Officer, City of Chicago  – Featured Speaker
Guest Speaker Courtesy of PwC
Featuring  Jazz Trio and Scholar Musical Program, Canisha Russ ’17, Christian Watts ’17 and Michael Akingbade ’18

  6:00pm      Social Hour
  6:30             Dinner
  7:30             Program
  8:30             Scholar Evening Activities around Chicago (Sign-ups closer to the Summit) – Free Time

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

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Leadership Development Intensive
  8:00am   Breakfast
  8:30          Morning Motivation – Vikki Pryor
  9:00          Executive and Professional Conversations  – Dr. Faith Taylor, Montclair State University
10:30          Historic and Cultural  Leadership Tour around Chicagoland
                     – Driving/Walking Tour of Museum Row, Dusable Museum, Key Cultural Stops in the African American Community
  6:30          Gratitude & Reflections Dinner
                       – Ethnic Local Restaurant
   8:30           On Your Own

Comfortable Attire:  Use good judgment in respecting the sites visited while dressing appropriately for a long challenging day. Good walking shoes are a must.  

Sunday, August 4, 2019
  9:00am     Farewell Breakfast (Optional but Recommended)

  11:00          Program Ends, Scholars and Guests Depart      

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.   Your guest fee includes dinner on Friday and Saturday, Saturday NYC tour, and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday.   All other activities are exclusively for current and Alumni Promise Prize Scholars. 

Payments. All payments are due in full by April 30, 2019.