National Alliance of African-American Athletes

Watkins Teen Summit

Presented by the
National Alliance of African American Athletes

Washington, D.C. – The National Alliance of African American Athletes will host the Watkins Teen Summit on Leadership and Achievement on Saturday, March 11 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, 999 9th Street NW. The Summit, which is held in conjunction with the annual Watkins Award Gala, is free and open to all teenagers in the Washington area. The day begins with a continental breakfast at 9:30 a.m.

Saturday, March 11th  – Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th St. NW – Washington, DC
10am-12pm (Registration/Breakfast – 9:30am)
Registration Required – REGISTER HERE
The Watkins Teen Summit on Leadership and Achievement is open to all teens in the DC metropolitan area, males and females, athletes and non-athletes. The summit is an interactive workshop in which youth will interact with former & current NFL players, leading professionals and the 2017 Watkins awards finalists.
* Teens will be served continental breakfast beginning at 9:30 a.m.
* Giveaways for participants.
The year, the summit’s theme is: I Got the Keys – Building Your Future, Building Yourself.

We will cover the following topics, along with a session for open talk with our special guests:

All We Got: You should always do your best at whatever you do. But it help to have a network of supporters, role models and others to lift you higher. How can you build your network around you and make it work for you?
Beyond the Classroom: Developing activities and participating with organizations outside of school can help build your skills, build your network and build your chances for college!
I’m All the Way Up: Politics and society are enough to drive everyone crazy right now. How can you stay positive, proactive and powerful, even in negative situations.
The Greatest: A discussion on how teens can make the most of putting themselves out there. How can teens effectively and positively be social and use on-line media, while maintaining self-respect and their personal reputation. 
This program is FREE!
The program is open to male and female students, athletes and non-athletes.