Empower the Shelter: The HBCUs Role in Developing Tomorrow's Leaders


The HBCUs Role in Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders is a sit down discussion with noted professor and author Dr. Jelani Favors. We’ll highlight how HBCUs help to foster an environment that produces activists, leaders, and overall influencers who have shaped our community.

Seating is limited, registration is required.

Presenter Biography

Dr. Jelani M. Favors is the Henry E. Frye Distinguished Professor of History and the Interim Director of the Center of Excellence for Social Justice at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He is a passionate educator and an award-winning scholar who is widely considered one of the most prominent authorities on the history of Black colleges and universities. He has received major fellowships in support of his research that includes an appointment as a Humanities Writ Large Fellow at Duke University in 2013, and he was an inaugural recipient of the Mellon HBCU Fellowship at the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke in 2009.