Lead Academy


Lead Academy is a student group-focused leadership development conference. Combining group, personal, and professional development, Lead Academy provides head officers and other officers of registered student groups with the tools to best direct and govern their group.

LEAD Academy will take place on Friday, August 20th 2021 in the Elliott University Center. See the schedule below:

  • 9:00AM – 9:45AM: Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:45AM – 10:25AM: Welcome and Keynote (Raven Johnson, M.Ed. – Leadership Educator and Entrepreneur)
  • 10:30AM – 11:05AM: Presentation Block One
  • 11:10AM – 11:45AM: Presentation Block Two
  • 11:50AM – 12:25PM: Presentation Block Three
  • 12:30PM – 1:10PM: Group Skills Bootcamp Round table
  • 1:15PM – 2:00pm: Student Group Leader Panel
  • 2:00PM: Closing Remarks

Keynote Address: Raven Johsnon, M.Ed.


Raven is a higher education professional with a passion for cocktails! She oversees a team of over 20+ bartenders in Atlanta, Charlotte, and Washington, DC. After losing her job in Student Affairs, Raven began her mission to build her side business into a profitable one and become a better woman, leader and friend. Raven hosts cocktail mixing classes both virtually and across the Atlanta metropolitan area. Her attention to detail, passion for educating others and cocktail creation skills have made her one of the most popular Bartending and Cocktail class Instructors in Atlanta! Raven will share her journey to self discovery and how to stop always trying to have a plan in life and just live!

Workshops Topics (Click hyperlinks to access presentation materials)

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