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Saturday, January 16 2021
10:30am - 4:30pm
Streaming & Ferst Center for the Arts
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Engage Symposium

The symposium is open to all GT students and will be presented in a hybrid format with in-person participants and synchronous live-streaming from the Ferst Center for the Arts.  Students can register for some or all of the sessions by claiming tickets for in-person sessions or streaming. Sessions will focus on leadership lessons and will feature conversations with leaders that include GT alumni who have made considerable impact as local, regional and state leaders. Each leader will be interviewed by a current GT student.  


Symposium Schedule -  

10:30am – Speaker 1: “How is a community of support built?” 

Frank Brown, CEO, Communities In Schools of Atlanta 

GT Student, Taylor Gray  

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12:30pm – Speaker 2: “What if I was in charge?”  

Cheneé Joseph, Executive Director, The Historic District Development Corporation 

GT Student, Cade Lawson  

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2:00pm – Speaker 3: “Do people know you care?”  

Doug Hooker, Executive Director, Atlanta Regional Commission  

GT Student, Mykala Sinclair  

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3:30pm – Closing Session:  

VP & Dean of Students John Stein and Special Guest Alumni with GT Student, Sydney Blakeney 

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Virtual attendees please  register here.Virtual attendees will be sent a link for all four sessions.