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Black Leadership Institute

10th Anniversary

Black Leadership Institute

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Program Overview

The Black Leadership Institute (BLI) is an annual 1-day conference hosted by the Multicultural Mavericks. BLI provides an excellent opportunity to coalition build among the African American community at the UT Arlington. Selected BLI participants will be invited to a series of workshops designed to enhance leadership skills, educate on the African culture from a historical framework, and motivate students to be successful inside and outside the classroom.  

Goals

Through participation in BLI, participants will have the opportunity to

  • Attend special activities designed to educate students on their African heritage
  • Strengthen leadership skills
  • Bring students together strengthened their support network
  • Bolster self confidence
  • Motivate participants to be successful inside and outside the classroom
  • Develop mentorship relationships with African American faculty, staff and alumni

Eligibility

All currently enroled UT Arlington students are eligible to apply. Space is limited and will be granted on a first come-first serve basis.

Participant incentives!

All registered participants will receive an official commemorative BLI tee shirt plus be entered in a drawing for your chance to win one of these prizes! Winners will be announced at BLI.

* 3 lucky students will win a UTA sweatshirt

* 5 lucky students will win a UTA travel blanket

* 10 lucky students will win a Black History Month tee shirt

REGISTRATION & ELIGIBILITY

All currently enrolled UT Arlington students are eligible to apply. Space is limited and will be given on a first come-first serve basis. See registration link to the right. 
Deadline to register is Wed., February 1st 

QUESTIONS?

For questions regarding BLI please email BLI Executive Chair Dorian Banks at dorian.banks@mavs.uta.edu

Registration Coming Soon!

Online Registration for 2018 will open in November. Check back for updates!

Kiongozi Applications!

Apply now to serve on the BLI Kiongozi team! These students serve as the planning committee and peer leaders for the conference. Visit the Kiongozi application page for more details! 

Deadline: Wed. Oct. 4th

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