2nd Annual Global Leadership Summit Recap
Over 360 BGS Collegiate Chapter Members spent four intensive days in Dallas, TX for the 2nd Annual Global Leadership Summit. Students seized the opportunity to network with their peers and fellow future business leaders. They discovered their strengths, talents, new skills, and uncovered their own unique career path to a fulfilling professional life.
Students learned from an exciting and passionate line-up of speakers including keynotes Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness at EILEEN FISHER; Dmitri Stockton, Special Advisor to the Chairman and SVP at GE; panelists including talent recruiters from GEICO, KPMG, 3M and Nestle Purina; as well as speakers including Dr. Alex Sevilla, Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business at the University of Florida; Dr. Tim Clipson, Steven F. Austin University; and Alfonzo Alexander, Chief Relationship Officer at NASBA and President of The Center for Public Trust.
Below are testimonials from attendees:
“There are very few instances in life where you will have the opportunity to connect face to face with business students from across the country and around the world and put your strengths to the test. The Global Leadership Summit provided me that opportunity” – Ann Cremo, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
“The Global Leadership Summit was a wake-up call to all participants. It helped us learn how individual strengths can contribute to the success of all our daily activities and interactions. This experience is a must for every university student graduating soon, it is an early call to discover and answer many of life and career goal questions. The Global Leadership Summit is the best place to network with the best in business, develop your interpersonal skills, and to connect with successful people (speakers) and firms from all over the world” – Farah Ismail, American University of Beirut
“This opportunity opened my eyes to the different ways of life and people through the relationships I built. I also learned how to be successful and ethical leadership in an organization. The keynote speakers gave me a confidence and drive like no others have, encouraging me to follow my passions.” – Jerry Ehlers, University of Louisiana at Monroe