The first-gen experience


We’re looking for first-generation students to present workshops, panels, etc. at the First Generation Conference on the first-gen experience. Presentation times can run from five to 50 minutes and can be done individually or as a group.

Themes to consider:

  • Imposter syndrome
  • Community involvement
  • Personal experience
  • Tips
  • Mentorship
  • Leadership
  • Belonging
  • Community

To submit a proposal, write a 150-word (maximum) description. Please include name, contact info, year in school, presentation type and estimated length of the presentation. Email your proposal to

First Generation Conference

Friday, March 20, 2020 | 12-4 p.m.
J. Willard Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium, level 1
Click here to register before March 19.
Lunch will be provided.