8 Professional Conferences Black People Should Attend In 2015

2015-dream-deferred-homeA Dream Deferred, March 10-11, New Orleans

Why you should attend: This event focuses on the future of African-American education in the United States and features school counselors, college admission and outreach coordinators, higher education administrators, teachers and community leaders, among others. At the heart of the event are discussions about unique academic needs and challenges African-American students face. Click here for more information.


nsbe1National Society of Black Engineers Convention, March 25-29, Anaheim, California

Why you should attend: This organization and event set the ambition of increasing the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. This year’s event will inspire innovation and celebrate excellence, according to its website. The convention will feature renowned speakers who will help attendees “Reimagine Your Future.” Click here to learn more.

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