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Scheller College Hosts MLT Summer Series

The Scheller College of Business has been selected to host the
2017 Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Summer Series, June 16 - 18, 2017.

MLT is a national non-profit dedicated to empowering African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans with skills, coaching and connections needed to lead organizations and communities worldwide. Scheller College’s new partnership with MLT allows us to amplify the College’s long-standing commitment to recruiting, supporting, and advancing women and professionals of color across all of its programs.

With your support, and the help of its partner schools, through leadership forums like this, MLT is addressing the issues surrounding the lack of minority representation in leadership positions and the pipeline to the C-suite.

Diversity in all of its forms is one of Georgia Tech's greatest strengths. We are committed to creating a culture of 'inclusive excellence' at the Scheller College where all individuals feel invested and engaged in our business school’s mission.
Maryam Alavi
Dean and Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Chair, Professor, Information Technology Management

We are thrilled to have Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business join us as our newest partner. We look forward to working towards our mutual efforts to diversify the nation's top corporate, social sector and entrepreneurial ranks.
- John Rice, MLT CEO and Founder

If you believe that diverse talent is critical to foster innovation and sustain a global workforce, consider sponsoring the 2017 Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Summer Series, taking place June 16-18, 2017 at Scheller College of Business. Join over 500 educators, academic leaders, and innovators who are passionate about what we can accomplish with open education. Join 300 prequalified MBA candidates/MLT Fellows coming to Scheller College to:

  • Unlock the career potential of hundreds of diverse candidates
  • Gain exposure to national top ranked MBA Programs all in one location.
  • Learn more about the unique strengths of Scheller College of Business.
  • Discover the expansive of corporate community and job opportunities in Atlanta.
For addtional questions or to learn more, contact Maria Mazursky, director of external relations.
Information about the 2017 MLT summer series and sponsorship partnership
  • Dates:  Friday, June 16 – Sunday June 18, 2017

  • 300 MLT Fellows – Talented African American, Hispanic, and Native American aspiring business leaders (with a few years of work experience under their belts) applying to top business schools.

  • The summer program includes one-on-one coaching and programming needed to successfully gain admittance and succeed in a top full-time MBA program so that they may develop business and leadership skills to impact organizations.

  • Admissions officers from top full-time MBA programs from throughout the US will attend this 3-day program.

  • MLT Coaches will attend this 3-day program.

  • Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business will showcase Atlanta.

  • Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business will strategically showcase our (three to four) corporate partner sponsors at pre-selected networking activities during the MLT Summer Seminar.

How can you help and be a part of this event?

Level of support: $25,000

Provide the foundational support that makes the MLT Summer Series possible. Benefits:

  • Opportunity to address the conference directly after a morning keynote for up to 2 minutes
  • Prominent placement of partner organization’s logo on the conference website and slide rotation before each keynote speaker
  • Statement of thanks at the opening and closing of the meeting
  • Exhibitor/displayblock table in the exhibitor area throughout the conference (6’ dedicated display table; tablecloth and skirting provided)
  • Recognition as an MLT Summer Series Partner in the final update email to attendees prior to start of meeting
Why partner with Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business on MLT summer series?
  • Opportunity to partner with Scheller College of Business, a leading business school of the digital age driven by innovation and technology; as Your company and Scheller College continue to lead in transforming the underrepresented leadership talent pipeline.

  • Early access to leadership talent pipeline. Your company will meet 300 ‘pre-qualified’ full-time MBA candidates (MLT fellows) who are underrepresented minorities (African American, Hispanic and Native American).

  • The MBA bound candidates can be introduced to internship and full-time opportunities as well as the meaning of diversity and inclusion at your company.

  • During the MLT Summer program, Scheller College of Business will set up a formal introduction to Management Leadership for Tomorrow’s leadership team. MLT also assists talented undergraduate students.

  • Starting January 2017, Scheller College of Business will proudly include the your company name and include a paragraph about our ‘key’ corporate partners on the Scheller web page about MLT.

  • Starting January 2017, Scheller College of Business will include a link to your company on the Scheller page for the MLT Summer Series.

  • Starting January 2017, Scheller College of Business will include your company in Scheller social media mentions associated with the MLT event on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook tied to this event.

  • Scheller College of Business will write an article about the 2017 MLT Summer Series to include why diversity and inclusion is a priority for our corporate partners. The article will be posted on the Scheller College website and included in the quarterly Scheller College of Business alumni newsletter.

  • Recognition of your company by Dean Maryam Alavi of Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business during the MLT Summer Seminar.

  • The only companies to be recognized at the MLT 2017 Summer Seminar will be the PLATINUM INNOVATION THROUGH DIVERSITY SPONSORS collaborating with GA Tech Scheller College of Business in hosting the event.

A sincere thanks for any assistance for your consideration as we will be honored if your company will consider becoming one of our PLATINUM INNOVATION THROUGH DIVERSITY PARTNER SPONSORS and join us in our quest to attract to Georgia underrepresented minority students who are looking to (a) get accepted into a top MBA program, (b) find an impactful internship during their MBA program, and (c) graduate with full-time opportunities with an esteemed Fortune 500 company like yours.

For additional information, please contact Maria Mazursky, External Relations

or 404-273-0883

Current Sponsors

The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company's global diversity mission is to mirror the rich diversity of the marketplace we serve and be recognized for our leadership in Diversity, Inclusion and Fairness in all aspects of our business, including Workplace, Marketplace, Supplier and Community, enhancing the Company’s social license to operate. Diversity is at the heart of our business. We strive to create a work environment that provides all our associates equal access to information, development and opportunity. By building an inclusive workplace environment, we seek to leverage our global team of associates, which is rich in diverse people, talent and ideas. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future. As a global business, our ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- both in the marketplace and in the workplace -- is critical to our long-term sustainability and, specifically, impacts our ability to meet our 2020 Vision People goals. Many people across the company continue to work diligently to help us advance in our diversity journey and build our practices on diversity, inclusion and fairness. We also include our associates in the process. We garner their feedback through formal surveys and informally through their participation in our business resource groups, various diversity education programs and our Resolution Resources Program, where associates can work to resolve issues they face in our Company.

Tentative Agenda 

Friday, June 16, 2017
MLT staff and Fellows arrive in Atlanta
Advisory Group Meeting
Optional Activities for MLT Fellows (Innovation Centers)
Welcome Reception hosted by Delta Air Lines, Delta Flight Museum

Saturday June 17, 2017