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The USC Latino Alumni Association partners with Dr. Yasmin Davidds to launch the USC LAA Transformational Leadership Initiative
November 2, 2012--Los Angeles, CA---The USC Latino Alumni Association (LAA) has partnered with Dr. Yasmin Davidds, Dr. Betty Rengifo Uribe and Jamie Green to launch the USC Latino Alumni Association Transformational Leaders Initiative (TLI), a program designed to provide Latino Alumni Association student scholars with the tools, knowledge, access to opportunities and the role models necessary to become successful professionals. The program has been developed to help bridge the gap between university students and the professional world by providing LAA scholars with guidance, motivation and the leadership skills necessary to be successful in today's work force. Workshops include enhanced career coaching, key strategies to breaking into and succeeding in corporate America, Latina empowerment and negotiation skills, business etiquette and developing your professional style, internship placement and job search coaching, and increasing your emotional intelligence among other critical topics.
Domenika Lynch, Executive Director of the USC Latino Alumni Association states "We live in uncertain times, where competition is fierce and return on investment is essential. Dr. Davidds' negotiation seminars provide our USC students the tools necessary to gain self-confidence, make empowered decisions, and develop a competitive edge in all areas of their lives."
USC Latino Alumni Association (USC LAA)
The USC Latino Alumni Association is a legacy of the USC Mexican American Alumni Association that was founded in 1973 to develop programs that provide tuition assistance grants to students attending USC who show a commitment to the Latino community. Since then, the USC Latino Alumni Association has awarded over $14 million in scholarships to more than 7,000 deserving students. For more information visit http://sait.usc.edu/maaa/
Dr. Yasmin Davidds, Psy.D, M.C.C
Dr. Yasmin Davidds is a USC Alumni, USC LAA scholarship recipient and member of the first USC Mexican American Alumni Association Board of Directors. As an international bestselling author, Latina empowerment and negotiation specialist Dr. Davidds launched The Women's Institute of Negotiation which specializes in leadership and negotiation skill development for women. For more information about Dr. Yasmin Davidds visit www.yasmindavidds.com