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Conference Description:

On February 14, 2015, Temple University and Campus Philly will host a one-day leadership conference open to ALL Philadelphia-area college students. The 2015 Inclusive Leadership Conference will give college students the chance to enhance their leadership knowledge and skills through presentations, workshops, dialogues, and panels on topics related to inclusive leadership and social change.

This year’s conference will focus on inspiring students to promote social change through collective impact featuring the President & CEO of CoolSpeak, Carlos Ojeda Jr. as the keynote speaker.


Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore their personal leadership values.
  • Share best practices in leading with ethics and inclusiveness.
  • Learn about the collective impact theory and how it can be used to bring about positive social change.
  • Walk away with strategies and tools to institute collaborative programming within their own campuses, the Philadelphia community, and our greater world.

Register Here!

Conference Contact
Monet Thomas-Anderson at or 215.988.1707 with any questions.

Inclusive Leadership Conference is produced in partnership by Temple University Office of Leadership Development, Temple University Housing Residential Life, and Campus Philly; supported by Vanguard

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Please review the need-to-know details below for the 2015 Inclusive Leadership Conference.

Temple University’s Howard Gittis Student Center
1755 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Click here to view a campus map.

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Welcome & Keynote
10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Session 1
11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Session 2
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:40 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Session 3
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Below are a few workshops that will be offered at the conference:
• How Tinder Is Teaching Us To Be Better Leaders
• The Power of Authentic Leadership
• Intellectual Diversity: Leading non like-minded individuals towards innovation
• Envisioning, Creating and Collaborating with Partners for Change
• Finding Sustainable Ways to Build, Engage and Serve in your Community
• Sharing is the New Leadership – Meaningful and Emergent Leadership for Social Impact
• Using Intergroup Dialogue to address Cultural Competence
• Can I get an Amen???:  Challenging the myths of homophobia and Greek Life Inclusion

Connect with other students attending the conference using #ILCPhilly on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Getting there
SEPTA: Temple University is easily accessible from the Broad Street Subway and Regional Rail lines. Use Campus Philly’s Getting Around Guide or click here to plan your trip with SEPTA’s Trip Planner.

PARKING: Paid parking is available in the Liacouras Center Parking Garage located at Cecil B. Moore
and North 15th Street. Free street parking is available on 13th between Montgomery and Norris or Norris
and Diamond.

What to Wear
Inclusive Leadership Conference is casual – show your school spirit and wear your school colors or best school swag!

Questions? We’ve got you covered!
Contact Monet Thomas-Anderson at


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