Secondary Headline: Winston-Salem State University
Sub Headline: Leadership Institute Alumni
Excerpt: One takeaway from Leadership Institute 2014 that I still use today was the session about financial literacy. As a student graduating with student loans, it's important for me to know that I should pay my student loans off on time and make sure that I'm paying as much as I possibly can to ensure that I'm not paying a greater amount for the interest. I personally would prefer to model my career after myself. I think it's important that you embrace your own original journey and that you are authentic and remain who you are.
One takeaway from Leadership Institute 2014 that I still use today was the session about financial literacy. As a student graduating with student Read More >
Primary Headline: Marcus Johnson
Secondary Headline: Texas Southern University
Sub Headline: Leadership Institute Class of 2014
Excerpt: I think that the greatest piece of advice that I received was from my mentor within Atria, Denisea Hayes. And she really taught me to own my development and if there was something that I felt that I needed to get stronger at -- don't be afraid to develop that weakness and turn that into a strength. Thurgood Marshall College Fund have influenced my professional development by giving me the essential skills that I need to interact with my peers, my coworkers, and just people around me and all over my professional network.
Primary Headline: Thurgood Marshall College Fund President Johnny Taylor on Black College Student Advancement in the Trump Era
Secondary Headline: Podcast Interview
Sub Headline: April 26, 2017
Excerpt: Listen to the discussion and learn what you can do to help protect HBCUs in this present political climate as well as how you can help support the work being done to shape the next generation of the Talented Tenth.
With President Trump in office, there’s a lot of talk about what will happen across the board in the aspects of American Society that are most impor Read More >
Primary Headline: Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch To Address Creating A New Generation Of Entrepreneurship At The 22nd Annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit
Secondary Headline: Press Mention
Sub Headline: April 4, 2017
Excerpt: A major highlight of the Summit is a general session with multibillionaire Charles Koch, CEO of Koch Industries and Thurgood Marshall College Fund President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, as they engage in a critical discussion on how to cultivate the next generation of entrepreneurial innovators and value creators by harnessing the proven potential of HBCUs and expanding the availability of youth entrepreneurship programs.