Choosing to Make a Difference

For 7th and 8th grade students

Student Leadership Day will challenge participants to think about lessons that can be learned from the past, empowering them to stand against indifference and injustice today.

Due to popular demand, the program will be offered on two consecutive days. Please indicate first and second date preference in your nomination letter.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Thursday, March 16, 2017
9:00 am – 2:30 pm

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Featured keynote speaker:

Zach Ingrasci

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Living on One, Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker

Zach’s journey to become a “disruptive storyteller” began while working for a small Mexican microfinance program. Ever since, he has continued to focus on the intersection of the creative arts, business and sustainable development.

In addition to strategy consulting at Deloitte Consulting LLP, Zach has worked for several microfinance companies and is the co-founder of the award-winning production company, Living on One. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, IndieWire, and NPR.





For more information, or to nominate up to eight of your 7th and 8th grade students, submit your letter via email to from your school email address by Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Nomination guidelines>


Presenting Sponsor of Student Leadership Days:
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Additional support provided by The Jacob J. Fink Charitable Foundation, The Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation, Inc , Moselle Mintz Schwartz Education Fund, and an Anonymous Foundation.



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