REDEFINING SUCCESS;
NEW WORLD NEW LEADERSHIP.

Nassau, Bahamas. July 20-21, 2017

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About MEL


MEL PURPOSE

Munroe Emerging Leaders Conference is an event of The Myles & Ruth Munroe Foundation, created to bring together and expose Emerging Leaders that share our foundations global core values.


MEL FOCUS

To engage Emerging Leaders in networking with each other and sharing how they can influence culture to bring about positive change in the world.


MEL MISSION

Provide a platform for Emerging Leaders to present and inspire each other with their unique stories, published works, products, inventions, solutions and ideas.

12

Hours

of inspiration, motivation and information.

7

Speakers

that will change the way you think about purpose, your business and your creativity.

2

Days

to be inspired to change the world

Schedule


Thursday - July 20th, 2017
8:00am -9:45am
Registration
Venue: Main Ballroom Lobby

9:45am-10:00am
Opening Welcome
Myles Munroe Jr. & Charisa Munroe - Host of The Myles & Ruth Munroe Foundation
Venue: Main Ballroom

Welcome, instructions and goals for the day's sessions.

10:00am-10:20am
Session #1
Myles Munroe Jr. - “Success: Its All Relative”
Venue: Main Ballroom

10:25am-10:45am
Session #2
Phylicia Fant - “The Evolution of Success: Beating the Odds”
Venue: Main Ballroom

10:50am-11:10am
Session #3
Chaz Hammonds - “The Unexpectations of Success: Setting your Status Quo”
Venue: Main Ballroom

11:15am- 11:30 am
INTERMISSION
Venue:

11:35am- 11:55am
Session #4
Charisa Munroe - “Success as a Balancing Act”
Venue: Main Ballroom

12:00pm-12:30pm
MEL Talk #1
Myles Munroe Jr. , Chaz Hammonds
Venue: Main Ballroom

12:30pm-1:00pm
MEL Talk #2
Charisa Munroe, Phylicia Fant
Venue: Main Ballroom

1:00pm
LUNCH BREAK
Venue: Lunch Area

Lunch is provided for all paid guest.

7:30pm-9:30pm
Networking Social
Venue: Main Ballroom

Friday - July 21st, 2017
8:00am -9:45am
Registration
Venue: Main Ballroom Lobby

9:45am-10:00am
Opening Welcome
Myles Munroe Jr. & Charisa Munroe - Host of The Myles & Ruth Munroe Foundation
Venue: Main Ballroom

Welcome, instructions and goals for the day's sessions.

10:00am-10:20am
Session #5
Dr. April Ripley - “Success as a Mindset: I Think therefore I Am”
Venue: Main Ballroom

10:25am-10:45am
Session #6
Steve Zakuani - Setback for a Successful Comeback: Triumph over Tragedy
Venue: Main Ballroom

Setback for a Successful Comeback: Triumph over Tragedy

10:50am-11:10am
Session #7
Kay-Andra Gardiner - “Success in an Already Successful World: Hitting the Refresh Button”
Venue: Main Ballroom

11:15am - 11:30am
INTERMISSION
Venue:

11:35am- 12:05am
MEL Talk #3
Myles Munroe Jr., Steve Zakuani
Venue: Main Ballroom

12:10pm-12:40pm
MEL Talk #4
Kay-Andra Gardiner, April Ripley
Venue: Main Ballroom

12:45pm
Panel Discussion & Q&A
MEL Speakers
Venue: Main Ballroom

LUNCH BREAK
- Sponsored
Venue: Lunch Area

Lunch is provided for all paid guest.

6:30pm - 10:00pm
MEL Social Event
Venue:

Speakers


We've lined up some of the most inspiring stories and persevering individuals from divers backgrounds. Everyone has a story. A beginning, middle and ending. Regardless of where you are, you will be inspired to continue writing your personal success story.

  • MYLES MUNROE, JR.

    Host - CEO Munroe Global, Inc.

    CHARISA MUNROE

    Host- President MRM Foundation

    PHYLICIA FANT

    VP of Publicity and Lifestyle Strategy for Warner Bros

  • STEVE ZAKUANI

    Speaker, Author, Private Soccer Coach

    KAY-ANDRA GARDINER

    CEO of Island Pearls International
    &
    VP & Director of Sales, Zamar Group Companies Ltd.

    CHAZ HAMMONDS

    Owner of Soulfitgrill

  • APRIL RIPLEY

    CEO and Founder of The Premiere Image Inc.

MYLES MUNROE, JR.
Host - CEO Munroe Global, Inc.

Myles ‘Chairo’ Munroe Jr. was born on January 11, 1984 and is the only son of the late Dr. Myles and Ruth Ann Munroe. Myles Jr. is the younger of two siblings.

Myles pursued his career in Business obtaining a BS in International Business from Oral Roberts University (ORU) in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he graduated with honors. He continued his studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey obtaining his MBA in Entrepreneurial Studies.

After graduating Myles Jr. returned home to work along side his father Dr. Myles Munroe. In 2010 he joined Myles Munroe International (MMI) as Managing Director, responsible for overseeing the company’s global operations. Myles used his expertise and love for entrepreneurship to revamp and rebrand MMI alongside his father. Together they expanded the brand and established branches of the organization in Africa, South America and Europe.

Myles Jr. and his sister both have accepted the baton and now carry on the rich legacy of their parents through the establishment of The Myles & Ruth Munroe Foundation. Myles serves as Vice President of the foundation and also serves as CEO of the now rebranded Munroe Global Inc.

CHARISA MUNROE
Host- President MRM Foundation

Charisa Munroe is the only daughter of the late Dr. Myles and Ruth Ann Munroe. Charisa is a qualified and licensed Clinical Social Worker with a strong personal and professional commitment to the empowerment of persons, communities and organizations. She is dedicated to using her public speaking, personal and group training, mentorship facilitation, as well as her professional psychosocial services to enable others to become effective personal, corporate and societal leaders, fully serving their purposes in life. Charisa obtained a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Oral Roberts University, Master of Social Work from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, and an MBA from Benedictine University in Chicago. Charisa spends her time thinking about devising methods and conducting services to empower and restore persons, groups of persons and communities to their full potential.

PHYLICIA FANT
VP of Publicity and Lifestyle Strategy for Warner Bros

Phylicia Fant has established herself as a premiere publicist in the entertainment industry and has diverse experience from years in the field. Beginning at Motown, she played an instrumental part in raising public awareness about “the neo-soul movement.” During this period, she worked with artists on the forefront of this musical movement including Erykah Badu and India.Arie, while also working other well-known label acts, Brian McKnight and 702. Although Phylicia always had a "knack" for publicity, she eagerly honed her skills while quickly fattening her rolodex. This eventually led to her promotion to Universal’s Pop music department, working with diverse marquee acts such as Prince, Amy Whinehouse, Lindsay Lohan, JoJo, 3 Doors Down, Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Qtip, Akon, Kelly Rowland, Mya, Swizz Beatz, Kid Cudi and Michael Bolton, to name a few. She left Universal in 2011 after 10 years.

In addition to musicians, her responsibilities include establishing relationships in the film,nightlife, hospitality, fashion and sports industries to create event and lifestyle opportunities that enhance the overall execution of her publicity campaigns. She is currently VP of Publicity and Lifestyle Strategy for Warner Bros. Records where she overseen and assisted in campaigns past and current for artist such as Jason Derulo, Maybach Music Group, Wu-Tang, OVO Sound,NileRodgers,Prince, Nico& Vinz, Theophilus London, Common, Cher, Bebe Rexha, Gary Clark Jr., Lianne La Havas, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis,and Andra Day.

Fant had been a member of the NARAS for 12 years, consultant for Music Unites, serves co-founder of Honorable Women in Music, founder of the industry job summit at her alma mater Spelman College, and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

STEVE ZAKUANI
Speaker, Author, Private Soccer Coach

Steve Zakuani was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, moving to London when he was four years old. His soccer career started early in life playing for the Arsenal youth academy in London for five years, then attending the University of Akron on a soccer scholarship. In 2009, Zakuani’s professional soccer career began with the Seattle Sounders FC. He was drafted by the Major League Soccer expansion club as the first pick of the first round of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft.

In six years as a professional, Steve Zakuani made well over 100 appearances in MLS but his career was cut short due to injury. Since retiring from soccer, Steve has stayed involved in the game through coaching individuals and running soccer clinics. As active as he was on the field during his career, Steve was just as active off it.

Steve Zakuani founded Kingdom Hope in 2010, a nonprofit whose programs inspire individuals to develop their talents and become leaders. He is also a prolific public speaker and has spoken to churches, businesses, sports teams, community groups, high schools, and universities on topics such as leadership, goal setting, teamwork, and overcoming adversity. Steve’s first book, 500 Days was released in January 2015 and it chronicles his return from a career-threatening injury to the field. When he isn’t coaching, speaking, or writing, Steve likes to travel, watch movies, and read books. He currently resides in Seattle, Washington.

KAY-ANDRA GARDINER


CEO of Island Pearls International
&
VP & Director of Sales, Zamar Group Companies Ltd.
Respect is an immovable characteristic Kay-Andra has earned through years of hard work and perseverance. Understanding the diverse needs of clients and formulating resolutions to typical and unusual tasks has, always, determined her code of excellence.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) may be her position with Island Pearls International but Kay-Andra relishes the ability to interact with clients; setting her miles apart from the traditional executive.

Imagine the personal touch of an industry leader… Then imagine the reality of an expectation unsurpassed by any other. That is the mantra of Kay-Andra Gardiner. Quality un-wavered and trusted always!

CHAZ HAMMONDS
Owner of Soulfitgrill

Chaz Hammonds is from Houston, Texas. He is the Owner of Soulfitgrill, an all-natural spice low sodium spice company that he created out of love and concern for his grandmother with diabetes. He received his Bachelors of Science in Economics from Texas A&M University and studied Energy Economics at the Southwest University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China. Chaz is currently pursuing an environmental law degree, with aspirations to be the U.S Secretary of Agriculture. Chaz is also a Co- Founder of TWEF a non-profit, which prides itself on reaching over 100,000 lives through it’s free classes in financial literacy, health and nutrition for the community. When he is not in the classroom or making new spices, Chaz is working in the TWEF Organic Urban Garden, which sits on six acres and is used to teach kids the importance of nutrition and supply families living in a food desert.

APRIL RIPLEY
CEO and Founder of The Premiere Image Inc.

Recognized as a top “100 Women Entrepreneurs in Atlanta”, international protocol and image consultant, April Ripley, has helped hundreds people and businesses outclass their competition and position themselves at the top of the ladders for success in their lives and industries.

April is founder and CEO of The Premiere Image, a company devoted to creating “exceptional” people and companies. With a style that blends an interactive, entertaining approach with a direct, professional format, April teaches time-tested principles for professional and personal success, advancement and influence, impact and growth – making protocol and etiquette relevant in today’s ever-changing world. April has advised and consulted government officials, corporate executives, business professionals, community leaders, and celebrities.

In addition to consulting, April is a sought-after author and speaker, who has carried her expertise to six continents. Her book, The Calling Card of Business – Success from the Inside Out, and social media presence have allowed April to share her insights for “exceptional living” with an even broader audience.

April earned a business degree from The University of Georgia and certification as a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant from The Protocol School of Washington. She holds diplomatic status with the United Nations through Word of Life Ministries International, a non-governmental organization in special status with the UN’s Economic and Social Council. April is a trustee of the International Third World Leadership Association, founded by the late Dr. Myles Munroe, and works with a number of local and international service organizations and initiatives.

"When you are ready to take your image, etiquette, leadership and overall life to the next level, I highly recommend that you call April Ripley. She is a powerful and profound communicator, coach, teacher, mentor, and business advisor. She is a networker's networker. She is connected and her reputation precedes her. When you meet April, you know you have met someone of greatness. I highly recommend that you consult with April when you are ready to take your image and life to the next level. -Delatorro L. McNeal, II Best-Selling Author, Speaker, and Entrepreneur

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      • General Seating
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      • 2 VIP Seats
      • Includes Lunch (Day 1 & Day 2)
      • 2 min-Spotlight (Networking)
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