General Schedule

Friday, July 6th, 2018

6:00pm-6:30pm – Check In
6:30pm-7:30pm – Introductions & Weekend Overview
7:30pm-9:30pm – Opening Ceremonies

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

8:00am-8:45am – Check In & Breakfast
8:45am-9:30am – Yoga & Meditation
9:30am-12:30am – Breakout Sessions (1-3)
12:30pm-1:30pm – Lunch
1:30pm-6:30pm – Breakout Sessions (4-7)
6:30pm-7:30pm – Dinner
7:30pm-8:30pm – Breakout Session 8
8:30pm-10:00pm – Closing Ceremonies


Breakout Session Topics

View details of each breakout session below. Check back soon for Facilitator updates!

N’cos: The Essentials of Etiquette and Social Graces
Please, thank you and an extended hand of greetings and gratitude are all significant, yet at times overlooked, gestures.
The Black Panther: Leadership from the Inside Out
The imagery of The Black Panther teaches us that leadership begins with confidence, self-awareness, and an acute sense of social responsibility.
M’Baku: Fuel Your Body, Feed Your Soul
Everything that we pour into our bodies will either power the work that we are tasked to do or be a detriment to our well-being.
OKoye: Unapologetically Me & Loving the Skin I’m In
There is a powerful moment in Black Panther where Okoye, while in disguise, expresses her contempt for her American-styled wig and dress.
The Queen Mother: Hair & Skin Care
Ramonda, Queen Mother of Wakanda, is the quintessential image of regality and beauty.
The Dora Milaje: I am My Sister’s Keeper
The Dora Milaje are formidable warriors, bodyguards, a sisterhood entrusted with protecting the throne of The Black Panther.
Lessons From Nakia: Community Engagement, Social Justice & Advocacy
“I will make a great Queen because I am so stubborn.”
Killmonger: See the Vision, Make It Plain `{`Middle & High School`}`
While Killmonger acted as the central antagonist in The Black Panther, there is much to be learned from his ability to focus, plan and execute.
Vibranium: Harnessing the Power of Social Media `{`Middle & High School`}`
Like the Vibranium found in Wakanda, social media is a powerful, albeit volatile, tool that if used appropriately can yield tremendous results.
The Ancestral Plane: Conversations & Consultations with the Elders `{`High School`}`
The completion of the coronation ceremony is denoted by the return of The Black Panther from his journey to the Djalia, or the ancestral plane.