OCS Conference Funding Submission

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference

Name: Chiweta Uzoka


Specialization: PNP-Public Policy Analysis

Conference Host Organization/Institution: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Conference/Competition Name: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference

Conference Term: Fall Conference Start Date: 2019-09-11 Conference End Date: 2019-09-15

What were your takeaways from this conference/case competition?
All in all, attending this Conference was extremely eye-opening and motivational. From the moment I walked through the doors of the convention center, I knew that I would gain so much knowledge and be in the presence of brilliant minds. I was in spaces with Black professionals and students who were eager to educate and learn from one another.

How will your participation in this conference/case competition support your professional development?

What are some next steps or action items this conference/case competition inspired?

What are some tips or best practices that you would like to share with other Wagner students who attend a conference/case competition?
I urge other students to attend as many conferences as possible because it is a great opportunity to learn and create networks with other students and professionals.

Wagner Areas of Impact: Government, Inequality, Race, and Poverty