As published in Legacy Magazine, July 2016 Part I  By Kenasha Paul For years, there has been this catchphrase “brain drain” thrown around, which is this theory that intellectually talented and giftedly trained individuals are leaving their hometowns for greener grasses and bluer beaches to seek bigger pay. Even if it was possible to find nicer beaches in the United States than in South Florida, research is showing that it

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Kenasha Paul Founder & Chair (305) 999-5362 info@blackprofessionalssummit.com www.blackprofessionalssummit.com WHO: The Black Professional Collaborative; a partnership consisting of Florida International University’s Black Alumni Network, Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Network, FIU Black Student Union, and The Woodson Institute. WHAT: 2nd Annual Black Professionals Summit WHEN: Saturday, September 12th, 2015 8:30AM to 5:00PM WHERE: (MIAMI) – Florida International University – Biscayne Bay Campus Wolfe University Center 3000 NE

The 2nd annual South Florida’s Black Professionals Summit: “Building Leaders and Legacies,” will take place on September 12th, 2015. Last year’s inaugural Black Professional Summit provided professionals insight on how to maximize their career and wealth building goals as well as assisted students with the transition from college to professional life. Over 200 students and professionals attended workshops and expanded their networks. And we are just getting started!