Nissan: Partnering with 100 Black Men of America, Nissan to unite some-more than 50 high propagandize students for 2018 Nissan Resume Challenge and Summit

  • Nissan to horde Resume Challenge and Summit for fifth uninterrupted year
  • During two-day experience, students will attend in care workshops and network with Nissan and village leaders
  • Students to debate Nashville Public Library’s Civil Rights Room and Nissan Stadium for a possibility to speak with Tennessee Titans regulating behind Derrick Henry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Partnering with 6 chapters of 100 Black Men of America, Nissan North America will horde a fifth annual Nissan Resume Challenge and Summit Feb 8-9 in Nashville. Over dual days, some-more than 50 high propagandize juniors and seniors from 6 cities will accommodate with Nissan care and attend in workshops to assistance ready them for destiny success.

“We’re gay to once again acquire immature leaders of tomorrow to a North American headquarters,” says Rebecca Vest, clamp president, Corporate Development and Social Responsibility, Nissan North America, Inc. “Every year, we accommodate an superb organisation of immature group fervent to learn, network and file their talk skills as they start to devise for their futures after high school.”

The students holding partial in a limit initial participated in a resume and talk plea with member from their internal section of 100 Black Men of America. Those students with clever resume and talk skills were invited to attend a 2018 Nissan Resume Challenge and Summit during a automaker’s expense.

With a tagline of “What they see is what they’ll be,” 100 Black Men of America is a men’s county classification founded in 1963 to teach and commission African-American children and teens. Since then, it has shaped some-more than 100 chapters around a country. Nissan is partnering with chapters in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Jackson, Nashville and Washington D.C. to brand students to attend in this year’s Resume Challenge and Summit.

Over their dual days in Nashville, a immature group will attend in care and growth workshops and debate Nissan’s North American headquarters, as good as a Nissan Smyrna Manufacturing Assembly Plant, that builds a Nissan LEAF, Rogue and Altima. At both locations, they’ll accommodate with Nissan care and have a possibility to ask questions.

The students will also revisit a Nashville Public Library and debate a Civil Rights Room. Later, they’ll transport to Nissan Stadium where they will accommodate with 2015 Heisman Trophy target and stream Tennessee Titan regulating behind Derrick Henry.

“For Nissan, Black History Month presents an eventuality to compensate loyalty to black enlightenment and birthright while also looking to what’s next,” pronounced Jeffrey Webster, Nissan’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion. “Part of that is assisting to supply black girl with practice and collection to pursue their dreams.”

John Hardy, executive director, 100 Black Men of Jackson, agrees. “Our classification looks brazen to this eventuality each year,” he says. “It’s an useful training knowledge for a immature people who never destroy to come divided improved for carrying had a opportunity.”

Also during Black History Month, Nissan is rising a “Tomorrow to Today” digital video array featuring a insights of forward-thinking African-American influencers pity their tips for other self-starters looking to fire a trail to success. These vignettes will entrance in mid-February on

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Darla Turner
Nissan Corporate Communications
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