Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm EST – Tasha Burks and Michelle Horton of goHIRE University
goHIRE University is an innovative program that uniquely readies underrepresented minority college students for success in the workplace. It focuses on preparation, presentation, refinement of soft skills, and professional development while ultimately easing the transition to Corporate America.
Designed with a delivery system that young adults find interesting and entertaining, it’s composed of a number of engaging workshops, custom curricula, town halls, networking events and a host of support from program alum.
Since our inception, goHIRE University has been influencing conversations within higher education and corporations. Ultimately confirming that opportunity barriers relating to, race, workforce diversity and economic mobility, can be overcome.
Tasha Burks (left) is the CEO of T. Burks & Associates, an executive recruiting firm based in Charlotte, NC and the Founder of goHIRE University. Over the last decade, this savvy CEO has built relationships across the U.S. while knocking down barriers for women in male-dominated industries, introducing diversity in the workplace and now preparing college graduates for success after college.
Michelle Horton (right) has spent over a decade in corporate America developing marketing strategies for leading brands. In addition to her current function as President for the goHIRE University program, Michelle also serves as the Director of Experiential Learning & Leadership Development at Wake Forest University’s school of Business.
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