The Durham Success Summit (DSS) seeks to promote a world in which young men of color are able to use their vision, experience, networks and balanced perspective to lead industries and solve society's most difficult challenges. In just one day, Summit participants can explore career opportunities, cultivate meaningful relationships with peers and mentors from a variety of industries, and gain the confidence to start turning their vision into reality.
Since 2019, the Durham Success Summit helped more than 200 young men create a foundation for their success and develop a network of champions to support their goals.
Previous speakers have included:
Gina Loften, Microsoft
DeDreana Freeman, Durham City Council
Pierce Freelon, Durham City Council
Nolan Smith, Duke Men's Basketball
Shamieka Rhinehart, North Carolina District Judge
Brandon Miller, Author and Personal Branding Expert
McKinley Nelson, Founder of Project Swish
Sam O'Babatunde, Miami HEAT
Kareek Best, Philadelphia 76ers
...and many more! You never know who could drop by.