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Friday, March 24, 2017 8 a.m. to noon

The 2016-2017 Leadership Empowerment Program and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion invite you to attend our annual Leadership Institute, which will be held on March 24, 2017, from 8 AM to 12 PM at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center. The Leadership Institute is a campus-wide professional development opportunity offered to the UCF faculty, staff, and students during the spring semester.  The Leadership Institute is designed, organized, and sponsored by members of the current LEP class. Dr. Lisa Guion Jones Associate Provost for Strategy and Special Assistant to the President at the University of Central Florida will serve as our keynote speaker. In addition to our keynote speaker, we have seasoned leaders with a wide breadth of experience who will be serving as panelists. The theme of this year’s event is One Community, Collective Impact. The aim of the institute is to discuss how UCF’s strategic plan with its commitment to diversity and inclusion will impact the Central Florida community and beyond. Seating is limited for this event.  Please register by March 17, 2017, at

 Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Lisa Guion Jones

Associate Provost for Strategy and Special Assistant to the President

Professor of Higher Education at the University of Central Florida


Esteemed Panelists:

Dr. Rosa Cintron (Dr. C.)Associate Professor, UCF College of Education and Human Performance

Alan FlorezCEO, Mitchell Noel Insurance and Director, The Weatherford Partners

Brian GrayVice President, Organizational Capability & HR Operations, Wyndham Vacation Ownership


Michael Farmer, Director of Development, Equality Florida

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Rhonda Hall via email at or Arian L. Bryant at


FAIRWINDS Alumni Center


Office of Diversity and Inclusion (407) 823-6479


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