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"This Millennium Campus Network is critical to our future. You have to believe in your power....I am counting on the Millennium Campus Network to be this generation’s stewards of that [civil rights] legacy."             — US Secretary of State John Kerry
"This Millennium Campus Network is critical to our future. You have to believe in your power....I am counting on the Millennium Campus Network to be this generation’s stewards of that [civil rights] legacy."

            — US Secretary of State John Kerry

The Executive Track at MCC16 is an invitation-only forum for university administrators and industry leaders to discover best practices and re-imagine higher education's potential to lead global social impact.

With Executive Track sessions hosted by the White House, the U.S. Department of State, and Howard University, Executive Track attendees will have the opportunity to:

  1.  Connect with leaders in the social impact sector - including leaders from the United Nations, U.S. Department of State, USAID, the Cordes Foundation, the Jenzabar Foundation, our Global Generation Award Winners, and more!
  2. Discover and share best practices to helping students further their careers in the social impact sector! Becker College President, Dr. Robert E. Johnson, will be present to share how Becker College became the first American university to host a Yunus Social Business Center! 
  3. Join a global network of Colleagues across universities committed to supporting and preparing students to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  

This special forum is made possible with the generous partnership and support of The Jenzabar Foundation.


Agenda

Thursday August 4th, 2016

9:00am - 11:00am FOR YOUR UNIVERSITY'S GLOBAL IMPACT: Opportunities for Universities to Champion Global Change
Location: U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 

Connect with representatives of the U.S. Department of State and more industry leaders to learn about their special initiatives working with higher education institutions. Join the discussion with higher education leaders and the MCN on how higher education can affect global development through student success.

1:00pm - 3:00pm Debate: Aid vs Justice, a part of the general MCC16 conference (Optional)
Location:
Howard University, 240 Sixth Street, N.W., Washington D.C.

Join student delegates from 50 nations along with leaders from global NGOs to grassroots initiatives to explore themes in aid and justice in global development initiatives.

3:00pm - 5:00pm:  FOR YOUR STUDENTS' SUCCESS: Collaboration Hackathon: Preparing Undergraduates for Social Impact Careers
Location: White House Grounds, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C.

The Collaboration Hackathon is a unique opportunity to brainstorm in a dynamically facilitated setting as leaders and decision makers develop concrete strategies both within and across institutions to prepare students for their future work in the social impact sectors.  You will ‘hack’ for solutions in small groups, further amplifying the networking and partnership building connections.  

4:45pm - 6:30pm -- Keynote Plenary (Optional)
Location: Howard University, 240 Sixth Street, N.W., Washington D.C.

Join MCC16 Delegates at a Keynote Plenary highlighting global student campaigns to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  The five winning campaigns last year were drawn from over 400 global submissions.

Friday, August 5th, 2016
LOCATION: HOWARD UNIVERSITY

8:45am - 9:45am - Full Breakfast provided

Location: Howard University, 240 Sixth Street, N.W., Washington D.C.

Look forward to an interactive panel discussion and Q&A moderated by Scott Jaschik, Editor of Inside Higher Ed

10:00am - 11:00am REFLECTIONS: Bringing Innovative Ideas Back to Campus
Location: Howard University, 240 Sixth Street, N.W., Washington D.C.

Look forward to an interactive panel discussion and Q&A moderated by Scott Jaschik, Editor of Inside Higher Ed

11:00am - 12:30pm VIP Luncheon                                                                                                                                                                                         Location: Howard University, 240 Sixth Street, N.W., Washington D.C.

Connect with more VIP leaders in the global development sector - from universities and government representatives to corporations, foundations, and global NGOs.

12:30pm - 3:30pm Global Generation Awards
Location: Howard University, 240 Sixth Street, N.W., Washington D.C.

Celebrate with some of the social impact sector's biggest names at our Global Generation Awards Ceremony.  Dr. Helene Gayle will be honored this year.  Previous Award Winners include U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee, op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof and actor activist Terry CrewsKeep an eye on our Speakers page for further updates.


Lodging

Hyatt Place DC/US Capitol: Most attendees are staying at the Hyatt Place DC/US Capitol.

Hyatt Place

Hyatt Place

The Hyatt Place DC/US Capitol is a contemporary hotel located in D.C.’s vibrant NoMa neighborhood. This hotel is a catch offering comfort to guests on business and being ideally situated nearby several D.C. attractions such the White House, Washington Monument, and the Smithsonian Museums. Within walking distance of the NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro station, guests are encouraged to take advantage of D.C.’s extensive metro system and explore the nation’s capital.  

EXECUTIVE TRACK CO-CHAIRS

DR. ROBERT E. JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF BECKER COLLEGE & MCN BOARD MEMBER 

DR. ROBERT E. JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF BECKER COLLEGE & MCN BOARD MEMBER 

John Beahm, Executive Director of The Jenzabar Foundation

John Beahm, Executive Director of The Jenzabar Foundation

KAREN KEATING ANSARA, CO-FOUNDER OF NEID & MCN ADVISOR

KAREN KEATING ANSARA, CO-FOUNDER OF NEID & MCN ADVISOR

ERIC STEPHENSON, PORTFOLIO DIRECTOR AT CORDES FOUNDATION

ERIC STEPHENSON, PORTFOLIO DIRECTOR AT CORDES FOUNDATION


executive track Attendees (Updated frequently)


The Remmer Family Foundation is proud to partner with the Millennium Campus Network, a dynamic touchstone of young engagement in the international development space. The MCN harnesses the enthusiasm of young people, and focuses it on production and results in student programs.
— Steve Fox, Remmer Family Foundation

Questions? Email Programs Manager Raina Fox at rfox@mcnpartners.org.