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Trailblazer's Conference

Come join us as we engage and celebrate our minority trailblazers and professionals! Don't miss an opportunity to network with world- renowned professionals and partake in guided workshops in the fields of art, medicine, dentistry, business, STEM, and law. Receive industry advice from professionals so that you too can be a pioneer in your field of study.

The first 25 students to register will receive a free copy of Byron Pitt’s book Step Out on Nothing  or Be the One. There will be a book-signing opportunity during the conference. All attendees will receive a free leather portfolio, and we will be offering free headshots to participants.

To register and for more information, visit

Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:00am to 6:30pm

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, Iowa

Event Type

Arts/Entertainment, Conference/Workshop, Lecture/Discussion, Community Event, Information Session, Social, Guest Speaker, Graduate Professional Development, Communication, Diversity, Leadership, Careers


Students, Everybody, Graduate Students, Community Members


Research & Economic Development, College of Engineering, College of Medicine, Tippie College of Business, Undergraduate Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, African American Studies Program, Department of Biology, Department of Chemistry, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Department of Communication Studies, Department of Computer Science, Department of English, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, College of Education, Obermann Center, College of Pharmacy, Interdisciplinary Programs, Interdepartmental Studies Program, University Honors Program, Center for Diversity and Enrichment, Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Engineering Professional Development, Nonfiction Writing Program, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, STEM, Chief Diversity Office, Diversity Resources Team, BUILD

General Interest

Arts Iowa, Diversity, STEM, Economic and Community Development, TIER, Academics, Humanities, After Class


Advantage Iowa Scholars, African American/Black Community

Contact Name

Rondine Allen

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