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Wanda Alexis Alexander Conducts Inspiring Workshop at Inaugural 13th Man Summer Classic
Supports, Encourages and Inspires Next Generation of Leading Men
By: WAA, LLC
The 13th Man was founded by serial entrepreneur E. Davon Kelly, who sponsored the young men, ages 12 to 17, to attend. The organization brought in 16 leading businessmen and women to offer insights and lessons learned on topics ranging from financial responsibility to conflict resolution.
“Last year, I developed my dream into a non-profit organization that will equip young men for success through leadership development.”
As a long-time mentor to E. Davon Kelly, Alexander opened the event with a speech stating “Who you are going to become, is already inside of you…” Other panelists spoke on a variation of topics ranging from deportation to best practices when dealing with law enforcement and even creating a successful life after being imprisoned.
“I truly count it an honor to have had the opportunity to pour into such a bright group of young men,” Alexander states. “I mean, I’ve watched Davon flourish not only as an entrepreneur, but as a true leader and this organization further demonstrates his desire to reach back and make a lasting impact on the next generation.”
The kick-off was marked by a trip to a Washington Nationals game and followed by a weekend of activities and speaker sessions. One of the attendees, shares his experience below:
“One of the many things I liked about this seminar was how the presenters… interacted with us, they let us know what was going on and… I like how they let us know that whatever we’re looking for in life was already inside of us.” states De’Jeune, 13 year old participant in the conference.
Take a look at the video clip of Alexander speaking to the group: https://youtu.be/
To learn more or support The 13th Man visit www.the13thman.org. Workshops from the conference are available for download; all proceeds are donated to the 13th Man.
About WAA, LLC
Wanda Alexis Alexander, LLC (WAA, LLC) specializes in providing practical and professional leadership development instruction, business counseling and inspirational motivation for entrepreneurs, business executives and future business leaders. Created by Wanda Alexis Alexander, the company was born out of her extensive experience in business leadership, public speaking, counseling and a passion to serve others. Through speaking engagements, professional development activities and interactive workshops and retreats, Wanda’s ongoing objective is to share with the business community that the merger of passion and profession result in excellence in execution, living in purpose and success in business, at home, with people and with self. For more information please contact, 703.232.1572 ext. 100, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.waa-llc.com.
About 13th Man
Our mission is to nurture young men ages 12 to 17 and help them discover a path to victory. Victory can be defined in many ways: in the classroom, in team sports or as a valuable contributor in his community. The 13th Man is instrumental in providing the essential skills and motivational tools that transform the belief of being average to an understanding that they can lead an extraordinary life. The organization accomplishes this goal with mentoring, training, leadership development, and enrichment activities. By participating in a variety of activities and programs throughout the year, young men learn that preparation and dedication become an active way of life; no longer will the 13th Man sit on the sidelines and feel as if they do not have the opportunity to engage. These young men will be challenged to let go of doubt and be free to succeed. To learn more visit www.the13thman.org.