The Black Agency Executives Emerging Leaders Conference is a forum for African- American leaders on new perspectives for major issues affecting the nonprofit sector. The goal of the conference is to increase the number of successful Black executives by adding value to leadership development throughout their careers thereby strengthening their organizations and communities.

The 2019 Emerging Leaders Conference, Bench Strength: Building the Black Leadership Talent Bench: Part III was held on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. (continental breakfast at 8:30a.m.) at The Interchurch Center located at 475 Riverside Drive, New York, New York.

Conference Overview:

Can the “emerging leader” of today become tomorrow’s nonprofit C-suite executive leader? Emerging leaders must acquire new skills, tools, experiences, contacts, opportunities and resources, and take on bigger and more complex challenges that provide access to best practices to drive professional success.


Meet our speakers 


  • Leadership Tactics for Black Women Executives

  • Leadership Tactics for Black Men Executives

  • What You Should Know About Budgeting and Financial Management

  • Why the Arts Matter: Leading While Black During a Time of Change

  • Trends in Faith-based Human Service Organizations 

  • Employer Compliance & Protections for LGBTQ Employees & Sexual Harassment Laws

  • Executive Director Oversight of Finance & Employee Fraud

  • NEXT GEN: Streamlining Organizational Operations Using Technology

  • Fundraising for Success

  • Health & Wellness in the Workplace

  • Understanding and Managing a Multi-Generational Workplace

  • Career Advancement & Professional Development

  • Marketing & Social Media Clinic


The schedule will included workshops and a luncheon panel.

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