National Italian American Foundation Graduates to Leaders Workshop

NIAF Graduates to Leaders (G2L)
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

NIAF is offering a Graduates to Leaders Workshop that focuses on professional leadership skills. The workshop will take place at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. The  Program will examine the success of Italian Americans’ in the legal profession as well as outline how leadership skills assisted the speakers in achieving their professional goals. The guest speakers will give advice and motivate college students and young professionals in the legal profession. The workshop is being offered in conjunction with the New Jersey Italian American Heritage Commission Conference on Saturday, October 15, 2011.  The Keynote Speaker is Hon. Samuel A. Alito, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Registration is $25.00 and includes the NJIAHC Conference, the G2L workshops and an annual membership to NIAF. Recent college graduates and young professionals ages 21 and over are invited to participate. Space is limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, please contact Riccardo Skeem at or call 202-939-3107.

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011

NJIAHC Conference begins at 8:30AM – 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy Conference (for those interested in participating in the NJIAHC Conference).

Curriculum Contest Winners and Keynote Speaker – 11:00AM Italia 150 Curriculum Contest Winners announced followed by Hon. Samuel A. Alito’s keynote address. (Graduates to Leaders program participants are encouraged to attend the Keynote Address).

Lunch will be served at 12:15PM followed by the Graduates to Leaders Program Speakers (to be announced).

Location: Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey – New Brunswick, NJ

Business Attire

Prior speakers at NIAF Youth and Education Programs have included:

Hon. Joseph Migliozzi, Jr., Former Capital Defender for the Commonwealth of Virginia; Vince Papale and Dick Vermeil of the Philadelphia Eagles; the late Jack Valenti, former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA); Maria Bartiromo, news anchor for CNBC; and Silvia Davi, Vice President of Corporate Communications for NASDAQ. Hon. Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice U.S. Supreme Court, Hon. Leon Panetta, former CIA Director and Current Secretary of Defense, Hon. Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security

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