Over the course of the program, a wide range of speakers have offered their advice and encouragement to students:
Mr. William Gray, III - past Chair of the House Budget Committee and past President of the United Negro College Fund
Mr. George Davis - author of Black Life in Corporate America
Ms. Beatryce Nivens - author of The Black Woman’s Career Guide The late
Dr. Zenobia L. Hikes, past Vice President for Student Affairs at Virginia Tech S.
Renee Smith, President of SRS Productions, Inc.
Bonnie St. John, Olympic medalist and author of "Live Your Joy"
M. Andre Buck II, Attorney and Sports Agent for CAA Sports
Honorable Velda Jones-Potter, Treasurer for the State of Delaware and University of Delaware Alum
Joyce Dungee Proctor, Managing Director of Integrity Career Transitions and President of Seminars by Joyce
Dominique Dawes, Olympic gold medalist, motivational speaker, gymnastics coach, spokesperson and media analyst and many others including this year's keynote -
Steve Pemperton, Chief Diversity Officer and Divisional Vice President with Walgreen’s.
Lamarr Womble, Founder of Passion for Leadership.
Judge Alex Ferrer, Host of the highly regarded courtroom strip "Judge Alex" from Twentieth Television.