B&F 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation

Telling his story of diversity, perseverance, and human potential, keynote speaker Teja Arboleda performed in front of an estimated 775 attendees as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Business & Finance MLK Convocation on January 18, 2016. The author, professor, tv director/producer and performer shared his life story, inspiring attendees as he talked about growing up as a multiethnic, multicultural and multiracial American.  An additional estimated 230 people joined the performance via live-stream online, bringing the total attendance to around 1,000 people. Pre-show entertainment was provided by the high-energy Afro-Cuban rhythms of the latin jazz quintet, Los Gatos. The event was organized by the Business & Finance Diversity Committee and was sponsored by Office for Academic Multicultural Initiatives, Office for Institutional Equity, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: Human Resources, and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

Didn’t make it to the convocation?  Watch the MLK Convocation 2016 video.