Philadelphia, PA.– Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) hosts a Conversation with top African American changemakers on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 4-6 p.m. The panel, moderated by CCP President, Dr. Donald Guy Generals, will include four visionaries whose work has brought vitality and new knowledge to the city of Philadelphia in the areas of fashion merchandising, tourism and hospitality, business leadership and higher education.
The event serves as a way for the College to showcase their new degree program offerings in Black Studies, Business Leadership, Fashion Merchandising and Marketing, and Tourism and Hospitality Management. The College’s quarterly publication, Pathway’s magazine will also be a circulated to guests featuring profiles on each panelist and their vision for the city.
The panel discussion will take place in Klein Cube of the Pavilion Building, which is on 17th Street, south of Spring Garden Street.
Changemakers panelists include Michele Lawrence, regional director of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and chief executive officer of MicheleSpeaks, LLC; Greg DeShields, executive director at PHLDiversity Multicultural Affairs Congress and adjunct instructor for Temple University School of Tourism and Hospitality and Hospitality Educators; Tuesday Gordon, buyer for Joan Shepp, and CCP alumna and Dr. Molefi Kete Asante, professor and chair, Department of African American Studies at Temple University.
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