In an era of constant change and disruption, learning and development professionals are seeking ways to enhance their own leadership capabilities. Join us for a keynote session featuring the esteemed Henry Louis Gates Jr., an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker, cultural critic, and literary scholar.

Professor Gates will draw from his groundbreaking series, “Finding Your Roots,” to explore the profound connections between genealogy, genetics, and the impact of history on our lives today. Gates will share his favorite moments from the series, including the appearances of remarkable figures such as late Congressman John Lewis. By examining their ancestral narratives, we will gain profound insights into the qualities, experiences, and historical forces that shaped their leadership journeys.

This transformative keynote will empower you to embark on your own journey of self-discovery and personal growth as a leader, giving you a deeper understanding of your unique strengths, perspectives, and potential. You will leave with a renewed sense of purpose, equipped to navigate the complexities of leadership in an ever-changing world.

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