Minority Advancement Institute
Washington, DC, United States | November 10 - 12, 2019
The Minority Advancement Institute focuses on the management, leadership and mentoring of professionals of diverse backgrounds in the field of advancement. The program attracts professionals of diverse backgrounds (i.e., ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, age) who have the potential to rise to the ranks of senior management in advancement. At MAI, case studies and small group exercises are combined with lectures and discussion to facilitate provocative intellectual dialogues. More than 327 professionals have participated in the program, with more than 20 percent today in leadership positions.
Benefits of Attending
- Understand how to leverage your unique background to maximize success.
- Enhance your leadership and communications skills.
- Develop sustainable strategies and tools for professional growth.
- Learn how to create, support, and champion work environments that are inclusive and that embrace diversity as a recruitment and retention strategy.
- Engage senior advancement executives in candid discussions about navigating diverse work environments.
Who Should Attend
- Minimum 6 years of Advancement experience
- Professionals of diverse background
Meet the Chair
Matthew Winston Jr.
Senior Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations, Virginia Tech
Matthew M. Winston Jr. is the senior associate vice president for alumni relations at Virginia Tech, where he oversees the university’s alumni engagement programs, the office of special events, and a 29,000 sq ft. alumni center.