Shaka Singleton PMP, MBA, SSBB

Shaka Singleton PMP, MBA, SSBB

CEO | The Alchemist Group, LLC.

Shaka Singleton is the President and CEO of The Alchemist Group, LLC based in Atlanta, GA. The Alchemist Group is a Management Consulting firm that specializes in large scale technology implementation, process improvement, and business strategy. Throughout his career Shaka has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as American Express, Cox Communications, and Delta Airlines. He is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University where he earned his Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering and also became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. He later furthered his education with an International MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University where he concentrated in Strategy. While attending Duke he was able to travel the world visiting some of the power centers of the world such as London, Dubai, and Shanghai. Shaka has been in the corporate environment for over 23 years and has been an entrepreneur for 15 of those years. He prides himself on being able to think creatively and build amazing teams that can accomplish whatsoever they put their minds to.

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Saturday June 17, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Collegiate 100® Workshop & Luncheon: Culture Shock: How Young, Black Professionals Can Learn to Thrive in the Corporate Environment

Palace I

Overview: Black neighborhoods, colleges, and churches all offer a safe hub for Black people in the community to exist without the threat of racialized oppression. The transition from a space that embraces “Black culture” to a “Euro-centric” work environment that suppresses it can be a stressful experience. Many African American students, particularly those graduating from HBCUs, experience culture shock when they face micro-aggression, implicit bias, and inequities in performance expectations, compensation, and access to support networks and resources. For many, the threat of being a misfit leads to depression, Black-excellence fatigue, and burnout. This workshop will offer practical ways to navigate and succeed (without losing yourself) as organizations work toward creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.

Sponsored by the Collegiate 100 Program Partners:
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