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Nissan: Developing destiny leaders: 100 Black Men of America and Nissan partner for 2019 Nissan Resume Challenge and Summit

  • Nissan to horde 60 high propagandize students for sixth annual Resume Challenge and Summit
  • During their two-day experience, Feb 14-15, students will attend in care workshops and network with Nissan and village leaders
  • Students to attend in “Heroes and Legends” row and debate Nissan Stadium for a possibility to speak with Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In an bid to ready a black story makers of tomorrow, Nissan North America is partnering with 6 chapters of a 100 Black Men of America classification to horde a sixth annual Nissan Resume Challenge and Summit Feb 14-15 in Nashville.

Over dual days, 60 high propagandize students from 6 cities (Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Nashville, Jackson, MS, and Washington, D.C.) will accommodate with Nissan care and attend in workshops to assistance ready them for destiny success.

“Black History Month is a time to applaud black birthright and culture, though during Nissan we don’t wish to usually simulate on a past. We wish to demeanour to a destiny to assistance ready tomorrow’s black leaders today,” pronounced Jeffrey Webster, Nissan’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion. “Our partnership with 100 Black Men of America introduces black teenagers to a corporate sourroundings as good as a collection they need to attain as they devise their future.”

Summit participants initial participated in a resume and talk plea with member from their internal section of 100 Black Men of America. Those students with a clever resume and talk skills were invited to attend a 2019 Nissan Resume Challenge and Summit during a automaker’s expense.

With a tagline of “What they see is what they’ll be,” 100 Black Men of America is a men’s county classification founded in 1963 to teach and commission African-American children and teens. Since then, it has shaped some-more than 100 chapters around a country. Nissan is unapproachable to have a longstanding attribute with this organization.

While in Nashville, a immature group will attend in care and growth workshops and debate Nissan’s North American headquarters. They will also revisit a Nissan Smyrna Manufacturing Assembly Plant, that builds a Nissan LEAF, Rogue and Altima. At both locations, they’ll accommodate with Nissan care and have a possibility to ask questions.

Additionally, a students will revisit Nissan Stadium where they will accommodate Tennessee Titan’s cornerback Logan Ryan. They will also attend in a row discussion, “Heroes and Legends,” with 4 African American song attention leaders presented in and with a National Museum of African American Music. The museum is scheduled to open in Nashville after this year.  

Also during Black History Month, Nissan is rising a digital campaign, “Woven in Tech” with Sheila Rashid, a conform engineer whose career has been heavily shabby by technology. The digital vignettes will constraint Sheila’s artistic routine as she uses a Nissan Rogue crossover SUV as her inspiration. These vignettes will entrance in Feb on Nissan USA’s digital and amicable channels. 

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and INFINITI vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2017, a association sole 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.9 trillion yen. On Apr 1, 2017, a association embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year devise targeting a 30% boost in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by a finish of mercantile 2022, along with accumulative giveaway money upsurge of 2.5 trillion yen. As partial of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a association skeleton to extend a care in electric vehicles, symbolized by a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: Asia Oceania; Africa, a Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and acquired a 34% interest in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi fondness sole 10.76 million vehicles total in calendar year 2018.

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