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Student Leadership Summit

The Student Leadership Summit is the Institute's annual flagship event and occurs each Fall semester. The Summit is a conference-style event, which offers attendees valuable leadership perspectives, lessons and interactive experiences, enabling students to view themselves as leaders while developing and mastering advanced concepts and practical applications of leadership.


Stay tuned for details regarding the next Summit coming up October 2020.

11th Annual Student Leadership Summit

Leadership for the Future

October 25, 2019 | 9am-1pm

Student Union Ballrooms | Building 58W, Room 3703

Summit Description

This year's theme - Leadership for the Future - will explore a new model of leadership for today's generation of leaders, moving beyond traditional concepts of leadership to emphasize success, fulfillment and impact. Keynote speaker, Dr. Danielle Harlan, Founder and CEO of the Center for Advancing Leadership and Human Potential, will guide students through a series of interactive and impactful sessions where they will develop a deeper understanding of their personal leadership identity while challenging traditional leadership models and exploring the concept of collective leadership. 


Danielle HarlanDanielle Harlan is the Founder and CEO of the Center for Advancing Leadership and Human Potential. She is an author, speaker, coach, and consultant on a mission to transform leadership for the modern world. Her book, The New Alpha: Join the Rising Movement of Influencers and Changemakers Who Are Redefining Leadership, offers a new paradigm for how modern leaders are redefining success, rewriting the rules, and revolutionizing leadership for today’s world. Named one of Silicon Valley's "40 Under 40," Danielle has been a speaker at TEDx and has been featured in leading publications such as Fast Company, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc, and Women's Health.


Fostering fun and opportunity, the Annual Student Leadership Summit is packed full of experiential learning opportunities for students. The Summit is a flagship program of the Taylor Leadership Institute. Funded through the Student Life & Services Fee, this free leadership event is open to all UNF students, staff, faculty and community friends. Pre-registration is highly recommended to attend. For more information please contact Korie Hilliard at or call (904) 620-5698.


Time Event
8:15am - 9:00am Check-In / Breakfast Reception
9:00am - 9:20am Summit Opening Remarks
9:20am - 9:50am Leadership for the Future
9:50am - 11:00am Personal Leadership Identity Workshop
11:00am - 12:20pm Collective Leadership Workshop
12:20pm - 12:40pm Presentation Wrap-Up
12:40pm - 1:00pm Closing Remarks
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch Reception

Schedule may be subject to change

Helpful Information

For details regarding check-in procedures, attire, parking and other helpful information, please review the 2019 Summit Event Guide.


If you would like to be a volunteer for this event, please sign up here.


If you have questions, concerns or need any special accommodations, please email or call (904) 620-5934 at your earliest convenience.