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The Coca-Cola Company Hosts Career And Professional Development

The Coca-Cola Company welcomed 22 students to their world headquarters in Atlanta on September 25, 2015 for a career and professional development workshop. The diverse group of students from the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Emory University, and Clark Atlanta University were in attendance. Vice president of Community Relations at The Coca-Cola Company and TLF Board Member Lori George Billingsley welcomed the students. A panel of Coca-Cola Company staff spoke about their career paths, their roles within the company and the significance of diversity in the communications and marketing fields. The event provided students with career advice, information about internship opportunities and pointers on how to stand out during an interview. TLF career and professional development workshops hosted by reputable corporations such as The Coca-Cola Company encourage and inspire ethnic minority students to continue their pursuit for a career in marketing, advertising and public relations. 

About The LAGRANT Foundation  

Since its inception in 1998, The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) has provided $1.83 million and 331 scholarships to continue its mission to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations. With the generous support of its donors, TLF provides career & professional development workshops, scholarships, internships and full-time jobs and mentors to African American/Black, Alaska Native/Native American, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate and graduate students. 

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