MALES Summit


2021 MALES Summit: Men at Work


Calling all male students: join us for the free virtual MALES Summit on April 9!

This event is hosted by the Dallas College Men of Distinction program, which is designed to provide mentoring and support to minority male students while developing them personally and professionally as future college graduates.

We’re partnering with our friends at Texas A&M University-Commerce to provide a general session with special guest Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, a variety of breakout sessions and a career fair with Dallas College Career Services.


Date, Time and Location

Friday, April 9, 2021

Register Now!

If this sounds like something you’re interested in, join us April 9. Register quickly because the first 200 registrants will receive a gift bag! Also, registration closes on April 9.

April 9 will be packed with valuable workshops for men. While the agenda begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Central Time, feel free to come and leave as your personal schedule permits.

Register now to receive the links to join this event.


9 - 10 a.m.

General Session: Keynote Presentation

Presenter: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill
Hear insights on living, leading and succeeding as a male. This presentation will include the importance of minority men in the family and the workforce, with an emphasis on change agency and challenge recovery.

  • Dr. Marc Lamont Hill
    Dr. Marc Lamont HillHost of BET News and the Coffee & Books podcast
    Read his full bio.

10:05 - 10:35 a.m.

Session #1: Foundations of Leadership

Presenter: A.C Cristales
Master the basic foundations for becoming an effective leader.

10:40 - 11 a.m.

Session #2: Framing Your Success

Presenters: Tim and Terrance Maiden
Explore the pillars for success in life and the strategies to achieve each pillar.

11:05 - 11:35 a.m.

Session #3: Detours of Life

Presenter: Curtis Lee
Discover the secrets to overcoming life’s obstacles and detours. You’ll leave with effective tools to get you back in the game of life.

11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Session #4: Your Image, Your Brand!

Presenter: Jack Duffie
Explore, consider and improve the components of your image that give people a view of you even before they are exposed to you in the physical form.

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Session #5: Higher Education Homies

Presenter: Dr. Fred Fuentes
Navigating college resources as a non-traditional student is tough stuff! Join this discussion to learn the keys to unlocking potential barriers.

1 - 3 p.m.

The Mini Career & Resources Fair

Connect with Local Employers and A&M-Commerce Recruiters
Hosted by Dallas College Career Services, the mini career fair will allow you to virtually meet with employers to explore job and internship opportunities that will build your career.

Participating Organizations:

  • Regional Black Contractors Association
  • AVC Technologies (American Virtual Cloud)
  • Med-Share
  • American Airlines 
  • Duke AI
  • Uplift Education
  • Irving ISD
  • Express Pros
  • AER Manufacturing
  • Westmore Senior Living
  • Methodist Health System
  • Lifeway Christian Resources
  • AT&T
  • Strategic Focus, LLC
  • Dallas County Sherriff Dept, Corrections Dept, Law Enforcement

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