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*Preliminary Agenda and subject to change. Please click on the "Location" tab for more details.
Hilton Washington DC National Mall
Attire: Business Casual 



  • 5pm-8pm: Welcome Reception

    • Opportunity for alumni and NUF partners to reconnect and catch up!

Hilton Washington DC National Mall
Attire: Business Casual

  • 9am-10:15am: Breakfast & Opening Plenary

    • Keynote: Monisha Kapila (ALOC'12) and Bianca Casanova Anderson, CO-CEOs at ProInspire

  • 10:30am-12pm: Concurrent Workshops

    • Workshop #1: Centering Relationships to Advance Equity with Monisha Kapila 

    • Workshop #2: To be announced 

  • 12pm-1pm: Networking Lunch ​​​​

  • 1pm-4pm: Opportunity Fair-Day #1

    • Opportunity for Current Fellows and NUF Alumni to learn about professional and leadership opportunities and meet face-to-face with employers and recruiters. Click here or visit the "Opportunity Fair " tab to learn more!

  • 5pm-9pm: Class Reunions/Alumni Meet-ups

    • Self-organized activities and mini-reunions around the D.C area for NUF Classes

      • Attire: Determined by The Class/Meet ups

Hilton Washington DC National Mall
Attire: Business Casual (9am-4pm)


  • 9am-10:15am: Breakfast & Opening Plenary

    • Fireside Chat: Richard Lui, MSNBC / NBC News journalist and Author in conversation with Courtenay Barton, Allstate Foundation

  • 10:30am-12pm: Concurrent Workshops

    • Workshop #1: Equity: Excellence: a Tool for Systemic Transformation in Places & Spaces with Dr. Debra Joy Perez (NUF'97), Chief Equity Officer, US Pharmacopeia 

    • Workshop #2: Becoming and Being a C.E.O: Leading Change through Dynamic Times with Gary Bagley, former C.E.O of New York Cares

  • 12pm-1pm: Lunch ​​ 

    • Fireside Chat: Addressing Equity through Economic Policy with Otis Rolley III , Sr. Vice President, Rockefeller Foundation and with Gary Cunningham, President & CEO, Prosperity Now . Moderated by Mekaelia Davis (NUF '11), Surdna Foundation & NUF Mentor.

  • 1pm-4pm: Opportunity Fair-Day #2

    • Click here or the "Opportunity Fair" tab to learn more!

NUF Awards Ceremony & Celebration

This portion of the program will be hosted at the hotel, NOT at the Duke Ellington School for the Performing Arts . Attire: Cocktail

  • 6pm-7pm: Reception ​​

  • 7pm-9pm: NUF Awards and Class of 2022 Completion

    • With Special Musical Guest: Grammy Award Winner, Andrae Alexander

  • ​ 9pm-11pm: Celebration After-Party


Hilton Washington DC National Mall


  • Departure 

    • Breakfast has been cancelled

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