What’s This? A DJ Competition Paired with the 1st Annual Millennial Empowerment Summit! Dec. 3rd. All Adults are Welcome.
The Mansfield Institute for Public Policy and Social Change Inc. has developed a multi-focus, quarterly series geared at the Louisville area millennials to empower and transform the workforce landscape by demonstrating clear paths for empowered learning, community equity, and equal opportunity through public policy. This dynamic coming together of young people, ages 17-35, will also feature “DJs Spin for Change,” a best DJ in Louisville competition where area disc jockeys will compete for cash prizes and recognition as the “best DJ in the Ville.” All adults, 17 and older, are welcome to attend this event with the focus on this next influencing generation.
All must register at Eventbrite.
TALK will host a special session that will be live streamed at 10:30 AM entitled “Trades & Trends in Tech for Tomorrow’s Future.” TALK, your local tech council in Louisville, is a partner in this effort as are many other area organizations, plus the Mayor’s office.
Dawn Yankeelov, Executive Director of TALK, and president of Aspectx, has joined the board of the Mansfield Institute for Public Policy & Social Change.She will be moderating this tech session in Churchill Downs’ Oak Room.
Panelists will include:
Donna Stevenson, Founder of Early Morning Software, Inc. & PRISMCompliance.com
Babak Abbaschian, Senior Technology Architect, Sullivan College of Technology and Design
Bill Huston, Founder and CEO Our Crowd Rocks
Other key panel discussions at the Dec. 3rd event will range from tech trends to crime and culture, with a multi-talented performance on stage at 9:00 AM entitled “The Millennial Awakening.” The opening will consist of music, spoken word poetry, skits, and motivational speakers. This opening session is designed to be a vehicle to bring everyone together and will wake-up and empower the audience.
Milliennials, who already have surpassed Baby Boomers as the United States’ largest living generation, now have caught up to the Boomers when it comes to their share of the American electorate. As of April 2016, an estimated 69.2 million Millennials (adults ages 18-35) were voting-age US citizens.