The CUNY Council of Student Life Directors will host their CUNY Emerging Leaders Conference (ELC) on Friday, March 19. The annual spring event will be held virtually via Zoom from 12-4 p.m. and provide special trainings for students interested in exploring and honing their leadership skills. Dr. Denise Maybank, CUNY Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, will bring greetings and Jason Libfeld, Hostos Student Leadership Coordinator, will welcome participants. Author and entrepreneur Giovanni Derice will serve as this year’s keynote speaker and present “Self-ish: Helping Students Navigate Self-Care Through Self Awareness.”

Participants will have opportunities to join two breakout sessions throughout the conference. The first breakout session will include presentations focusing on movement, financial success, developing leadership values and skills through experiential civic engagement and advocacy, and self-love, to name a few. The second breakout session will include presentations on leading virtually, building leadership style, finding balance, engagement in the virtual world, and more. Various CUNY staff and students will lead many of the day’s workshops.

Join the exciting, empowering, and educational 2021 CUNY ELC by registering in advance here.
If you have any questions or have special needs in the Zoom environment, reach out to Jason Libfeld at or Christina Waszak at .