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2018 Leadership in Action at Emory

FEE Seminar (Ages 14 - 17)
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - Friday, July 27, 2018
201 Dowman Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322

Do you have what it takes to be a great leader? Can you think through the tough issues? Become inspired and empowered this summer at Emory University - ranked among the most beautiful college campuses in 2016.

Discover New Ideas - Build Friendships - Have Fun

At this 3-day summer camp, high schoolers will have a unique opportunity to:

  • Hear inspiring stories from community leaders and professors as you learn the secrets to leveraging the entrepreneurial mindset
  • Gain real-world leadership, goal setting, and communication skills as you discover new ways of thinking about global issues
  • Master the economic way of thinking during eye-opening Discussions, fierce Trivia Challenges, and game-changing Talks
  • Connect with other top students during unforgettable socials like Movie Night and character-building activities like The Leader's Challenge and Scavenger Hunt

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12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Check in at dorm (Few Hall)

04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Opening Remarks

05:00 PM - 05:45 PM

Talk: How Leaders Change the World (Michael Clark)

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 08:15 PM

Discussion: I, Pencil

08:15 PM - 09:15 PM

Activity: Scavenger Hunt

09:15 PM - 10:00 PM

Social: Free Time

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM


09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: How Leaders Use Economics (Lauren Heller)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Do "The Rules" Matter? (James Harrigan)

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Activity: The Leader's Challenge

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Activity: Group Photo

12:15 PM - 01:15 PM


01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Activity: Trading Game

02:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Talk: Are Leaders Selfless? (Michael Clark)

03:30 PM - 04:15 PM

Talk: Addressing the Tough Issues (Lauren Heller)

04:30 PM - 05:15 PM

Talk: How do We Solve World Problems? (James Harrigan)

05:15 PM - 06:00 PM

Discussion: Presentations Thus Far

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 09:15 PM

Activity: Trivia Challenge, Feedback, Movie Night: Poverty, Inc.

09:15 PM - 10:00 PM

Free Time

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM


09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: Can you be a Leader? (Michael Clark)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: The Obstacles Leaders Face (Lauren Heller)

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Discussion: Economics in One Lesson

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM


01:15 PM - 01:45 PM

FEE Short Films

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Talk: The Virtuous Leader (James Harrigan)

03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Activity: Seminar Games

03:45 PM - 04:45 PM

Activity: Prep for Final Presentations

04:45 PM - 06:00 PM

Activity: Final Presentations

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 08:00 PM

Activity: Faculty Q&A Panel

08:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Closing Remarks, Final Feedback Collection & Alumni Induction Ceremony

08:45 PM - 10:00 PM

Free Time

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM


08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Students Depart

Add this to your calendar:

Tuesday 24

Travel Information

Emory University, Georgia

You should plan to arrive at Emory University (201 Dowman Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322) no later than 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 24th, and all participants are required to depart by 12:00 PM on Friday, July 27th.

If you are flying, plan to fly into Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. FEE will provide a shuttle to campus from each airport on arrival day and back to each airport on departure day. Shuttles will begin running at 11:30 AM from the airport and will stop running at 5 PM on July 24th. The last shuttle will leave campus at 12 PM on July 27th. We will email you details about the shuttle as the seminar gets closer.

Because of the travel time to and from the campus, please choose a flight that arrives before 1:30 PM on Tuesday, July 24th and a flight that departs after 9:30 AM on Friday, July 27th.

You will be staying in traditional dorm rooms with a roommate of your same gender and will share a community bathroom with other students on your hall, also of your same gender. Bedding and linens (sheets, blanket, pillow, and towels) will be provided but be sure to bring any toiletries (shampoo, body wash, toothbrush, etc.) and additional bedding you might need.


If you have questions, contact Anna Jane Parrill at [email protected].

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