Talented Tenth of SC to Honor Historic Former Mayor and Host Young Professionals Conference

Talented Tenth of SC Young Professionals Conference Flyer

Talented Tenth of SC Young Professionals Conference Flyer

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Feb. 1, 2022) – Talented Tenth, a Columbia-based young professionals’ organization founded by City of Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, presents the Annual Talented Tenth Conference, The 2022 SC Convening: Access. Service. Elevation. The conference, which kicks off on Friday, February 11, 2022 and runs through Saturday, February 12, 2022, will take place at Benedict College in the David H. Swinton Campus Center. Face masks are required for attendance at this event.

The conference will offer opportunities to engage youth in the Midlands and surrounding areas as they become future leaders. Attendees will gain tools needed in career and resume development, personal finance, entrepreneurship, and other professional development areas related to being a part of the emerging Generation Z workforce.

“We are looking forward to the opportunity to strategize and connect Columbia’s leading professionals with members of the community in an informal setting,” states Kara Simmons, Talented Tenth SC board chair.

Speakers for the Talented Tenth Conference, The 2022 Convening, include Alisha and Jordan Giles, Michelle Edmonson, Darryl Boyles, Rania Jamison, James Ross, and Darius Johnson.

Details about the two-day conference are provided below:

DAY 1
WHAT: The 2022 SC Convening: Inaugural Founder’s Reception
WHEN: Friday, February 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE: The Mansion on Blanding
WHO: Honoring Mayor Steve Benjamin
WHAT: Networking event and social honoring the historic former Mayor of Columbia, S.C.
*Open to the Public

DAY 2
WHAT: The 2022 SC Convening:
WHEN: Saturday, February 12 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Benedict College, David H. Swinton Campus Center
WHO: Rising High School Seniors, College Students, and Young Professionals
WHAT: Interactive conference with a focus on personal and career development in the Midlands

Conference Ticket Pricing: $20.00
URL to Purchase Tickets: www.tinyurl.com/YE26DPR4


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