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Save the Date: Mark Leadership Conference

Saturday, March 3, 2018

The Mark Leadership Conference hosted by the department of Leadership & Experiential Learning is here to inspire action among students and encourage them to think critically about the “mark” they will leave on the world around them. This unique full-day conference experience will showcase 20+ diverse speakers that have made their mark on society and inspire attendees to take action in this TED—styled event. This year we have designed an intense, exhilarating, and influential conference curriculum just for you! Stay connected and follow us with the handle @markconference and the hashtag #MyMark.

Conference Time:
9:00AM (Registration)
9:45AM (Doors Open)
10:00AM – 6:30PM (Conference)

Ticket Information

Ticket information will be released soon!

Tickets

Thank you for your interest in the Mark Leadership Conference on Saturday, March 3, 2018.  Tickets are not yet available for purchase. To get the latest news about if more tickets may become available pay close attention to the Mark Conference website, Facebook event, and/or the @MarkConference and @RutgersLeaders social media feeds for updates.

Any and all questions can be directed to the Leadership & Experiential Learning team at lead@echo.rutgers.edu.

The Mark Conference Planning team is dedicated to creating an open environment for all attendees and providing the necessary accommodations to individuals with disabilities and others special needs during the event. If you need any accommodations, please feel free to reach out to us at lead@echo.rutgers.edu.

Ticket Prices

The tickets to this conference are limited to approximately 500 total attendees to ensure that the conference experience is intimate and allows for networking with both speakers and fellow students. Please review the various ticket options below.

  If you are a regional institution interested in group ticket sales or a student in need of financial assistance, please contact the Department of Leadership & Experiential Learning at lead@echo.rutgers.edu.

Have a dietary restriction? We have crafted a lunch menu that meets any dietary restrictions; however, if you have any questions or concerns please contact us at lead@echo.rutgers.edu.

We are asking attendees to dress ‘casual chic’ for Saturday’s conference. No need to be formal, but be who you are, be comfortable and be confident.

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Rutgers Students
$25

Current Rutgers/Full-Time Students

Includes:
Lunch
Networking Opportunities
Speaker Sessions
Interactive Energizer Sessions
Raffle Ticket for Speaker Meet & Greet

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Regional Institutions
$60

Institution Student Leaders/Advisors

Includes:
Lunch
Networking Opportunities
Speaker Sessions
Interactive Energizer Sessions
Raffle Ticket for Speaker Meet & Greet

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Visiting Students
$60

Visiting Students

Includes:
Lunch
Networking Opportunities
Speaker Sessions
Interactive Energizer Sessions
Raffle Ticket for Speaker Meet & Greet

Interested in group ticket sales? We offer group ticket packages at $60 for 1-5 tickets,
$55 for 6-11 tickets, and $50 for 12+ tickets for regional institutions and visiting students.

Speakers

2018 Mark Leadership Conference speakers coming soon!

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Laurie Hernandez

Gold Medalist and
Olympic Gymnast

Michael-Kimmel

Michael Kimmel

Author, Sociologist &
Distinguished Professor at
Stony Brook University

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Geena Rocero

Professional Model,
Founder of Gender Proud

Kyle-MacDonald

Kyle MacDonald

Founder
One Red Paperclip

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Theresa Flores

Human Trafficking Survivor,
Best Selling Author,
and Victims’ Advocate

Jonah-Evans

Jonah Evans

Executive Producer
of Dear World

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Jacy Good & Steve Johnson

Founders
Hang Up and Drive

Kate-Sweeney

Kate Sweeney

Rutgers Alumnae &
Business Leader

Rudy Francisco

Rudy Francisco

Professional Spoken
Word Poet

Nicole Roundy

Nicole Roundy

World Class Snowboarder,
Cancer Survivor,
Challenged Athletes Advocate

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Walter Fortson

Criminal Justice Expert

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Mike Kissel

Co-Founder of Mission 22

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Lenny Williams and MrJeffDess

Founders of
Trill or Not Trill

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Yasmine Mustafa

CEO and Founder of
ROAR for Good

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Kofi Genfi

Playwright &
Artist

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Khloe Thompson

Founder
Khloe Kares

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Maya Stein
& Amy Tingle

Founder
The Creative Caravan

Ignite Speakers

Interested in being a 2018 Ignite Speaker?
Follow Mark Leadership Conference on social media for updates!

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Anusha Kumar

Rachel-Cusumano

Rachel Cusumano

Tristen-Wallace

Tristen Wallace

 

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Priya Kantesaria


Daniel-Reji

Daniel Reji

Gabriela-Gabbidon

Gabriela Gabbidon

Einstien-Albert

Einstein Albert

 Mark Insights

Mark Captains: Planning Team

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Shiv Advani

Conference Experience
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Jessica Thorpe

Speaker Logistics
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Justin Lao

Sponsorships
Captain

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Juhee Thakkar

Public Relations
Captain

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Nicole Chen

Ignite
Captain

Deep

Deep Kotadia

Resources
Captain

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Krusang Patel

Public Relations
Captain

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John Burnley

Logistics
Captain

Interested in joining the team?
The Mark Captain position is a 10-month position, in which you will oversee major aspects of the conference and have the opportunity to make your mark at the next Mark Leadership Conference. OR interested in helping out at the event — join our SWAT TEAM. Contact lead@echo.rutgers.edu.


VIEW PAST MARK CAPTAINS HERE

Sponsors

If you are interested in partnering with the 2018 Mark Leadership Conference as a sponsor, email Lead@echo.rutgers.edu for more information.

 

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Location

Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway NJ 08854

If you are a visitor who needs to park (and do not have a Rutgers permit), we have reserved lots 101, 103, and 10 near the Livingston Student Center (LSC), for the event.

Non-Rutgers attendees and speakers can park in this lot on the day of the conference without a permit. Please note, current Rutgers students must park in their permitted lot. View the weekend bus schedule here.

Contact Us

This conference is an initiative of the Leadership and Experiential Learning Department of the division of Student Affairs. Contact the department at (848) 932-4008, lead@echo.rutgers.edu or by utilizing the form below.

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