Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business Administration to host Business and Technology Industry Leaders


[Atlanta, Ga.]. Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business Administration will host the “The Future of Work: A Look at the 4th Industrial Revolution” forum on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, with guests Dr. Patrick Dicks, Commissioner Tim Echols, Mr. Trayvon Leslie, and Dr. Candace Steele Flippen. The guests will discuss their career industries, including automation and artificial intelligence, environmental sustainability, renewable energy, and advanced manufacturing, and will answer questions from student moderators and attendees. 

“The panelists are thought leaders in their professions and want to help students become drivers in this fourth industrial revolution," said Clark Atlanta University School of Business Administration visiting professor Angelia Pressley. “Students can learn from industry professionals while fulfilling a class assignment simultaneously.”  

The hybrid event will take place in the Carl and Mary Ware Academic Building Room 101 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., with a breakfast mixer preceding the event at 9:30 a.m. A virtual option also is available. In-person attendees are encouraged to wear business or business casual attire. 

For more information and to register to attend the business and technology forum in-person or online, please visit 

About Clark Atlanta University  

Established in 1988 by the historical consolidation of Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869).  Clark Atlanta University continued a 150-year legacy rooted in African American tradition and focused on the future.  Through global innovation, transformative educational experiences, and high-value engagement.  CAU cultivates lifted lives that transform the world.  Notable alumni include: James Weldon Johnson; American civil rights activist, poet, and songwriter (Lift Every Voice and Sing "The Black National Anthem"; Ralph David Abernathy Sr., American civil rights activist; Congressman Hank Johnson, Georgia District 4; Kenya Barris, American award-winning television and movie producer; Kenny Leon, Tony Award-winning Broadway Director; Jacque Reid, Emmy Award-winning Television Personality and Journalist; Brandon Thompson, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for NASCAR; Valeisha Butterfield Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at the Recording Academy. To learn more about Clark Atlanta University, visit