2024 Summit Partner Information

Registration for companies and organizations to participate in the 2024 Ron Brown Leaders Summit is now open! Please request a 20 minute registration appointment below. In this brief discussion, we will set up your org’s customized Summit participation plans.

Note: Gratis registration for the annual Ron Brown Leaders Summit is a benefit for all partner organizations in the Ron Brown Leaders Network. See full benefits and partnership packages here.

2024 Summit Quick Facts

Location for in-person events: Latham & Watkins LLP – 1271 6th Ave, New York, NY 10020

Who Should Attend? Most partners send 2-3 people to the NYC events. Please send no more than 5 people. Typical corporate attendees are Ron Brown alumni, Hiring Managers, Recruiters, DEI professionals, Corporate Foundation representatives or anyone interested in our mission. We encourage partner organizations attending the Summit to send at least one staff person who is responsible for recruiting and can promote student/early-career opportunities within the company.

Schedule Overview (click each date for more info)

Wed June 19 | FAMILY NIGHT | 7pm-8pm | Virtual

The 2024 Summit kicks off with a family meeting led by our executive leadership team. Remarks by Ron Brown President Mike Mallory and Ron Brown Vice President Vanessa Evans-Grevious. This is an internal event and partners are welcome but not required to attend.

Thur June 20 | PARTNER NIGHT | 7pm-8:30pm | Virtual

Tonight we meet our amazing partners! In 3-minute Spotlights, Partners will introduce themselves and provide a brief overview of their internship and early career programs. A timeslot will be assigned to you in advance. Your spotlight can be live or pre-recorded. See examples here. Please provide a piece of SWAG for doorprize giveaways. Ship item to:

Holly Duke
Ron Brown Scholar Program
485 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Fri June 21 | OPENING RECEPTION | 5:30pm-7pm | New York, NY

Our Summit events in NYC begin this evening with a happy hour reception at the offices of Latham & Watkins. All Scholars and Captains are welcome. Beer & Wine bar for 21+. Tables are provided if partners wish to display banners and distribute literature. But this is reception and mingling around the room is encouraged! Doors open early for partner at 4:30pm

Friday’s dress code is School Spirit. Our Scholars and Captains will be wearing casual, college gear.

Sat June 22 | FEMMES IN STEM (5K SPONSORSHIP) | 8:30AM – 9:45AM | New York, NY

We invite women, transgender, and gender-expansive people from our community with an interest in STEM careers to gather in for breakfast, networking and inspiration from a panel of distinguished guests. Companies attend this event through a sponsorship of $5K. We use the funds to provide travel scholarships to help students offset the cost of attending the Summit. Buffet Breakfast opens at 8:30
Panel begins at 9:00am Topic is “Know Your Worth”

2023 Breakfast

Sat June 22 | CONFERENCE & CAREER EXPO | 10am-4pm | New York, NY

Summit Conference Day in New York. A full day of events and networking! Partners are invited to participate in all Saturday conference activities. A full agenda will be posted here by June 1.

Dress code for the conference is business casual.