You’re invited to join us May 3rd for United Way’s Community Speakers Series hosted by African American Leadership to celebrate the power of perseverance, dreaming big and how we all have the ability to transform the lives of others. This year’s event features award-winning author and philanthropic leader, author, Dr. Sampson Davis. Learn more about the Keynote Speaker, Dr. Davis, below.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m.
Grandover Resort & Conference Center
1000 Club Road, Greensboro
Event proceeds support programs that break the cycle of poverty.
Sampson Davis, M.D., was raised as the fifth of sixth children in Newark, one of New Jersey’s poorest cities. As a child, Dr. Davis grew up in cramped living quarter, surrounded by fragmented families, crime, and drugs. Still, he was a good student and found ways to strike the fragile balance between being smart year socially acceptable on the streets. It was this combination of skills, Dr. Davis says, that were most critical to his survival and success.
While attending high school, Dr. Davis and two fellow student made a promise to one another to become doctors. Dr. Davis and his two childhood friends each successfully fulfilled their pact and today, Dr. Davis is a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician at St. Michaels Center in Newark, NJ.
After feeling a burning desire to help others succeed, Dr. Davis and his childhood friends created The Three Doctors Foundation. This nonprofit organization offers a series of free public programs focused upon health, education, leadership, and mentoring.
He has also co-authored three New York Times best-selling books, entitled The Pact, We Beat the Street, and The Bond.
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