"Explore the World, Discover Your Future" Announcing the CHLI Future Leaders Conference
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Posted by: Eduardo Arabu
"Explore the World. Discover your Future!"
CHLI's Future Leaders Conference in Washington DC on July 19!
Washington DC - Chairman Lincoln Diaz-Balart and The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) invite you to the CHLI Future Leaders Conference.The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will host the CHLI Future Leaders Conference on Friday, July 19, 2013, at the Cannon House Office Building (Cannon Caucus Room #345) in Washington DC. The conference, themed, "Explore the World. Discover your Future!" will include the participation of experts from the public and private sectors, as well as Members of Congress and representatives of Fortune 500 companies.
"Recent trends has changed the dynamic of our society and has expanded beyond our borders enabling us to become global citizen. The Future Leaders Conference has proven to be tremendously successful in inspiring students in becoming global leaders. The conference includes speakers with diverse backgrounds and expertise who share their stories, challenge students to reach their highest potential and encourage them to make a difference in their community and in the world. I encourage everyone to attend this conference and I look forward to meeting those in attendance," commented, Chairman and former U.S. Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart.
CHLI's Vice Chairmen Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and Rep. Henry Cuellar along with Rep. David Valadao, Rep. Albio Sires, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Rep. Bill Flores will be in attendance and engaged with conference participants.
Representatives from The Ford Motor Company, Amgen, Google, Facebook, Oracle, and the Department of Labor will be sharing their insights with participants of this conference.
The networking luncheon will provide an opportunity for participants to network with corporate leaders, conference speakers, sponsors and non-profit organizations and get information about internships and entry-level jobs. During this segment, conference participants will have the opportunities to explore resources offered by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), Florida International University, The Semester in Washington Program at George Washington University, the U.S. State Department/Hispanic Employee Council of Foreign Affairs Agencies (HECFAA), The Libre Initiative, and WETA's Washington DC Internship Programs.
The conference is open to the public and geared towards high school seniors, college students, and young professionals. Registration is complimentary and it includes continental breakfast and lunch. The conference will start at 9:00 am and it will conclude at 2:00 pm after a networking luncheon.
The conference is made possible by the generous contributions of Comcast, The Ford Motor Company, BP America, Wal-Mart, and Facebook.
All interested participants are encouraged to register here!