A lot has changed since my team at Millennial Ventures hosted our first Millennial Leadership Summit last April. This year’s event is happening on Friday, April 27 at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, which has stepped up to support the development of the city’s millennial leaders.
The summit is now positioned under our newly founded nonprofit, Center for Millennial Engagement, which was established to address two pressing questions impacting the region’s workforce:
- Where do millennials go for mentoring, coaching and professional development?
- Where do business leaders, HR professionals and managers of millennials go to gain insights on how to better develop, engage, and retain their millennial talent?
This year’s summit has been refreshed with a new name, the People Power Summit, and promises to provide the same high-energy masterclasses, and high-impact networking as last year.
For those who are unaware, the People Power Summit is a one-day leadership development event aimed at reinvigorating Philadelphia’s emerging leaders. Our goal is to invest in the city’s top millennial talent, while also sending a message that millennials are doing good work within the private and public sector. Employers are registering their teams like crazy, but you can also register yourself to attend.
Tickets cost between $147–$247 and are already sold out, but if you want to come, we’re offering a special deal to the Technical.ly team.
To be entered into a giveaway for three free passes, become a Technical.ly Member. We’ll notify the randomly selected winners by Thursday, April 26 at 1:30 p.m. (Editor’s note: This is also a perk for existing members. If you’re currently a member and you’d like to be entered into the drawing, email me, firstname.lastname@example.org, by the same deadline.)
The summit is happening in Philadelphia, Atlanta (June 15) and NYC (June 22) this year with speakers confirmed from Google, Twitter, and Buzzfeed. In Philly you’ll recognize some major #girlpower on the roster with speakers and influencers like Stephanie Humphrey (aka “Tech Life Steph) a FOX29 contributor, Cherri Gregg from WHYY and Tiffany Tavarez from Wells Fargo.
Other partners include:
If you’re looking for ways to level-up your network, meet like-minded movers and shakers, and upgrade your leadership, this is the event to attend.-30-