Washington, DC (August 20, 2012) – GENIUS FOR MEN brings honor and innovation to Southeast Washington, DC on October 13, 2012 through a men’s empowerment forum that encourages community between men and women, celebrates male achievement, and honors men who seek to transcend the limits within their professions. GENIUS FOR MEN is hosted by Executive Producers, Alisha Jones and Angela Jones. They are two sisters who have experienced first hand the positive impact men have on personal development. These sisters attest that men are more than their physical attributes — they are thoughtful and responsive members in community as well. This year’s theme is “Social Justice and Direct Action”. The honorees are such notables as Boys and Girls Club of Greater DC, Educator and Arts Activist Lamman Rucker of Black Gents of Hollywood, Maestro Darin Atwater of Soulful Symphony, Impact Your World, Activist and Journalist Jeff Johnson, Rev. Otis Moss III, of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, IL, Byron Nichols of BNFit Personal Fitness, and Designers Bruce and Glen Proctor of BruceGlen.

Hundreds of young professionals and leaders between the ages of 18 – 35 are expected to attend this event that addresses the issues that men face, receive wealth building training and civic mobilization by decision makers, innovators and community organizers. The Genius For Men Conference is a signature program of the non-profit organization, InSight Initiative, Inc., that enlarges your capacity to do all things well.

Past recipients include neuro-surgeon, Dr. Ben Carson, Jazz Critic A. B. Spellman, Musician Richard Smallwood, Alfred Edmond of Black Enterprise, Michael Grant of the National Bankers Association, composer Rev. Nolan Williams, Congressman John Lewis, Gerard Bonner of BonnerfideRadio.com, Edgar Brookins of the Afro-American Newspaper, Darnell Lee of W & T Travel Services, Photographer Bill Lee, Mo’Nique Show’s Daniel Moore of BET, Rev. Tony Lee, Pastor of Community of Hope A.M.E. and radio personality of WPGC FM, Community Organizer Delyon Gigger of Good Ground Good Life, Michael Melton and Marvin Dickerson, D.C. Chapter and national representative from 100 Black Men, Cameron E. Miles of Mentoring Male Teens in the Hood, Elder Jimmy Grant, William Keyes of Institute for Responsible Citizenship, Brandon Camphor & One Way and Anthony ‘Tony’ Walker who is music director for artists such as Ledisi.

In addition to the Genius For Men conference, you will find at the Next Level Exhibition Area product premieres and boutique services for your professional enrichment. We are confident that once you encounter the synergy of the Genius For Men movement, you will be equipped to fully realize your highest and best self.
Online Advance Registration is $15 and is open until October 12, at 5 pm EST. In addition, conference officials are accepting all donations for deserving young men to be their guests and take part in exposure during this day of celebration. If you want to attend an event that addresses the issues that men face, this is the one. For more information, please call 1-888-422-9179 or visit www.InSightInitiative.net.
2012 Genius For Men

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