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The goal of the UNCF Student Leadership Conference is to provide a framework and forum for equipping junior students with the skill sets that they need to be successful as interns and early-career professionals.

UNCF (the United Negro College Fund) – the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization – is bringing 40 of tomorrow’s leaders to Washington, DC, May 22-25 for its Annual Student Leadership Conference. Attendees are among UNCF's top scholarship recipients in its UNCF/Walton K-12 Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship and Gateway to Leadership programs, both key UNCF pipelines for developing highly qualified African American college graduates.

The goal of the UNCF Student Leadership Conference is to provide a framework and forum for equipping junior students with the skill sets that they need to be successful as interns and early-career professionals. Students will enhance critical thinking and project management skills, improve communications and networking skills, increase workplace productivity and develop a better understanding of their leadership style.

The UNCF Student Leadership Conference is sponsored by the Walton Foundation and the Money Management Institute

WHO:    UNCF (United Negro College Fund)

WHAT:    UNCF Student Leadership Conference

WHEN:    May 22-25, 2013

WHERE:    The District Architecture Center
        421 7th Street, NW
        Washington, DC    

About UNCF

UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, strengthens its 38 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding 20 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at over 900 colleges and universities across the country. Its logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste."® Learn more at http://www.UNCF.org

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