Previous Speaking & Workshop Engagements

Furthering our mission to inspire first-generation college and diverse students. 

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Workshops / Keynotes

We've held workshops across the following topics:

  • How to Differentiate Yourself Digitally & Making Career Decisions in a Virtual Era 

  • Resume Building & Virtual Branding on LinkedIn 

  • Beyond the Resume - How to Launch a Success Job Search

  • Interviewing Best Practices & Strategies 

  • Mindset Determines Success - Discover Your Purpose 

  • Managing Career Transitions by Leading With Your Why

  • Professional Communication 

  • Negotiations & Networking Essentials

And so much more! 

America Needs You &
NY Giants Fundraiser

With the help of the non-profit America Needs You and the New York Giants, we were able to raise $60,000! Funding went towards ANY, a program that fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students.

Keynote Speaker America Needs You &
NY Giants Fundraiser
Rutgers University
In-Person Mock Interviews

In our collaborative efforts with the university, we conducted mock interviews with over 65 students. During which, students were able to practice, receive critical feedback, and develop strategies for actual job interviews.

Rutgers University
In-Person Mock Interviews
Opening Speaker at Women of ALPFA Annual Summit - Bank of America

The local ALPFA Charlotte invited CEO, Amir Ismail, to key the opening remarks as well as introduce a group of women leaders across numerous industries and professions to serve on a panel. The topic of the summit was 'The Roadmap to Power' and to hear live testimonials of how women leaders have reached key positions of power. 

Opening Speaker at Women of ALPFA Annual Summit - Bank of America
Keynote Speaker at Multi-Cultural Leadership Summit - Wingate University 

We participated in the Multi-Cultural Leadership Summit at Wingate University, NC. I had the opportunity to join 5 student leadership organizations and keynote a discussion on teamwork, collaboration and leadership. The purpose of the summit was to bring together student leaders from diverse backgrounds. 

Keynote Speaker at Multi-Cultural Leadership Summit - Wingate University 
Panelist at ALPFA National Convention
in Nashville

In August 2019, Amir Ismail (CEO) was invited to participate on a professional development panel at the National ALPFA convention with Bank of America. Over 200+ attended as we spoke about how to strategically navigate a successful convention. Topics included resume writing, interview, networking and relationship building.

Panelist at ALPFA National Convention in Nashville
Opening Speaker at Wells Fargo - Signature Event in Charlotte

CEO Amir Ismail was invited to speak at the Wells Fargo signature event in Charlotte about partnerships with ALPFA and what impacts our leadership is creating in the local community. The purpose of this event was to build relationships, network and deepen the presence of diverse communities 

Opening Speaker at Wells Fargo - Signature Event in Charlotte
Beyond The Resume - Be The Narrative Workshop @Wingate University

AIC Mindset conducted a workshop at Wingate University and had the great pleasure of leading a workshop titled ‘Beyond the Resume - Be The Narrative’ for 40+ students.

Beyond the Resume - Be The Narrative Workshop at Wingate University
Leadership Workshop at Mecklenburg County Teen Court Program

 AIC Mindset had the great pleasure of hosting a workshop at the Mecklenburg County Court House for 25 incredibly bright and talented High School Students.

Topics of Discussion: 

1. Leadership & Intrinsic Motivations

2. Character Building & Values 

3,. Discovering Your Purpose

Leadership Workshop at Mecklenburg County Teen Court Program
Mindset Determines Success: Discover Your Purpose Workshop @Rutgers University

AIC Mindset delivered the keynote workshop at Rutgers University during Access Week at the Success Conference for diverse and underserved students and had the great pleasure of leading a workshop titled ‘Beyond the Resume - Be The Narrative’ for 35+ students.

Success Conference: Rutgers University - Keynote Speaker
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Virtual Networking: Landing Your Next Job Webinar

AIC Mindset hosted hosted and delivered a virtual event to the public that attracted 80+ live attendees stretching from Universities and Fortune 500 companies across the U.S. This event was a panel discussion including professionals from JPMorgan, Bank of America, Citi Bank & Microsoft in addition to a networking component. 

Virtual Networking: Landing Your Next Job Webinar

OUR PARTNERSHIP NETWORK

We have worked with, collaborated and/or helped students at the following

academic, non-profit and Universities across the country.