Black.White | Rich.Poor | Male.Female: The Roadmap for Me to Pursue My Dreams.
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Jullien Gordon, the CEO and Founder of New Higher, Inc., will address strategies for graduate and professional students to face the challenges of the future while achieving personal and professional goals. He will also address the disparities in undergraduate and graduate enrollment as well as graduation rates.
A service and learning fair will be held before and after the discussion to provide attendees an opportunity to engage both UVa and Charlottesville based organizations.
Jullien has been in the talent recruitment and development industry since 2007 beginning with his work as the Associate Director of Talent Recruitment for Management Leadership for Tomorrow where he recruited diverse talent at the college and MBA level. From there, he went on to start his own leadership development company called The Department of Motivated Vehicles (which is now New Higher). As the Founding Partner of New Higher, Jullien uses his innerviewing process to help companies and colleges understand what motivates their employees and students at a deeper level. New Higher’s introspective techniques, trainings, and tools seek to motivate, engage, and retain talent to increase presence, productivity, and profit. New Higher has worked with Fortune 100 companies, start-ups, non-profits, and universities.
Jullien is also the author of five books on career advancement, finding purpose, goal achievement, and closing the college-to-career gap to help young professionals discover their life’s work and make their highest contribution to the world and through their daily work. He was trained at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he focused on organizational behavior, high performance leadership, strategy, and entrepreneurship.
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