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At this time tickets are sold out. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, you can email lead@echo.rutgers.edu.

Save the Date: Mark Leadership Conference

Saturday, March 7, 2020

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

Tickets for the 2020 Mark Leadership Conference are not yet on sale. Please check back for further details.

Tickets

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.

Students seeking financial assistance to attend the Mark Leadership Conference are asked to fill out this form. If you are in need of financial assistance and have any questions, email lead@echo.rutgers.edu with the subject line: Mark Conference Financial Assistance.

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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

Richie Reseda Conference Speaker

Richie Reseda

Richard Edmond-Vargas, aka Richie Reseda, questions concepts of patriarchy while inspiring powerful conversation about topics in cellblock feminism, mass incarceration and restorative justice more…

Scott Dikkers Conference Speaker

Scott Dikkers

With The Onion, Scott Dikkers created the original “fake news” platform and grew it into one of today’s most recognized comedy brands. He shares his experiences in how being committed to a unique vision more…

Monti Washington

Author and
Motivational Speaker

Patrice Banks

Former Auto Airhead and Founder of Girls Auto Clinic

Ms. Iana J. Daniels

US Army Active Duty Major

 

Kimberly A. Brown

Founder of ManifestYourself.com

Dan Parris & David Peterka

Traveling Documentarians

Clint Smith

Acclaimed Spoken Word Poet
Award-winning Educator

Griffin Matthews & Matt Gould

Creators of Invisible Thread

Stephanie Klemons

Award-Winning Broadway Performer &
Choreographer from Hamilton

Nyle DiMarco

Winner of America’s Next Top Model &
Disability Rights Activist

Lexi & Alyse Scaffidi

Creators of BiteSizedFitness & The Body Confident
VS Fashion Show

Rowaida Abdelaziz

Journalist at Huffpost

Josh Rossi

Commercial Photographer and Viral Philanthropist

Fraidy Reiss

Founder and Executive Director of
Unchained at Last

Tamika D. Mallory

National Co-chair for the Women’s March

Angelo Pinto

Senior Attorney

Ignite Speakers

Fatima Naqvi

Fatima Naqvi

Andrew Hanna

Andrew Hanna

Khes Adderley

Khes Adderley

Katie Parrish

Katie Parrish

Jasmyn Lettman

Jasmyn Lettman

Harrison Lee

Harrison Lee

 

Prachi Biswal

Prachi Biswal

Nisha Shankar

Nisha Shankar

Katherine Tapia

Katherine Tapia

 Mark Insights

Mark Captains: Planning Team

Aiza Nageeb

 Speaker Logistics
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Alyssen Rivers

Ignite
Captain

Anthony Grosso

Transformation of Space
Captain

Cristina Umanzor-Alvarado

Digital Public Relations
Captain

Khadijah Azam

Transformation of Space
Captain

Kyle Comito

Conference Logistics
Captain

Michael Vinciguerra

Human Resources
Captain

Shreeya Sawant

Energizers & Fundraising
Captain

Siddhi Shah

 Public Relations & Sponsorships
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If you are interested in partnering with the 2020 Mark Leadership Conference as a sponsor, email Lead@echo.rutgers.edu for more information.

 

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 105, 112, Green & Yellow 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) 932-4093, lead@echo.rutgers.edu.