The summit will exhibit scholastic excellence across disciplines to inspire the pursuit of academic success and create meaningful impact
Morehouse College has announced it will host the Dream Makers Summit on April 18, 2023 to highlight the scholarly works, creativity, and innovations by the Men of Morehouse College. Students in the humanities, social sciences, media, arts, business, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines will deliver presentations and demonstrations along with supplemental presentations from industry partners and notable Morehouse alumni.
“The purpose of the Dream Makers Summit is to support our scholars as they showcase their potential to shape a better future through research, creativity, and innovation.” says Dr. Triscia Hendrickson, professor of biology and associate provost for research & student training at Morehouse College. “The presentations and demonstrations span diverse disciplines and provide a glimpse into the bright future our students, partners, and alumni are working to create for themselves and the world.”
The summit will include a keynote address from Grant Bennett ‘20, diversity, equity & inclusion strategist at Google, and a series of lunch-and-learn sessions with the event’s industry partners, including the Atlanta University Center Data Science Initiative, AbbVie, Baylor College of Medicine, Cummins, Holland & Knight, VM-Ware, and Wheels Up.
An alumni panel discussion on “The Role of HBCUs in Innovation” will include Dr. Miles Fuller ’12, partner of Boston Consulting Group; Tavis Thompson ’20, co-founder of CodeHouse; and Jhordan Gibbs ‘10, co-founder of the Milk+Cookies Music Festival.
“As a proud graduate of Morehouse College, it is an incredible honor to serve as the keynote speaker for the Dream Makers Summit,” says Bennett. “Morehouse has always been a beacon of excellence, and my student experience gave me the confidence and mindset to bet on myself in any situation. The College has a proven track record of producing innovative leaders and I’m proud to be a part of that collective of men. The summit is a testament to the greatness that is Morehouse College.”
To learn more about the Dream Makers Summit, visit morehouse.edu/Dream-Makers-Summit.