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FEBRUARY 17 – 21, 2016     / DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, San Antonio, Texas

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What to expect

The MAES Leadership Academy is the premiere training ground for the up and coming leaders of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Students will experience executive-level leadership training throughout the four nights via a Team Competition, StrengthsFinders assessments, Industry Leading Workshops, Entrepreneurship Training and more.

Students will also have some fun along the way…Check out our video !

Team Project Competition

When students arrive on Wednesday, they will be assigned a team made up of students from different chapters and experience levels. Each team of students will work together under the direction of a corporate or professional coach to develop a written business plan and/or presentation. This competition is designed to test creativity, professionalism, communication, and teamwork as students present and defend their projects against a panel of judges.

Executive Panel

The Executive Panel will consist of three highly respected and accomplished leaders that will open themselves up to any questions students might have. This panel will occur during a meal function.


The StrengthFinders® session is a self assessment activity where students will identify their top strengths based on Clifton StrengthFinders® Assessment.  Personalized evaluations will be made for each students as well as group analysis for everyone in attendance.  The MAES Leadership Academy will conclude with a de-briefing and open discussion to reflect on the lessons learned by applying StrengthFinders® throughout the previous days.

Reverse Career Fair

A new event called a “Reverse Career Fair” will offer students to pair up 1-on-1 with recruiters and professionals to discuss career goals, career development, and career opportunities. Each student will have multiple opportunities to meet with multiple professionals.

Location and Venue

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Downtown

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Downtown 29.422519, -98.503788

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Downtown, San Antonio, TX

502 W. Cesar E. Chavez
San Antonio, Texas, 78207
TEL: +1-210-224-7155

There is NO hotel shuttle available from the airport to the hotel. Students need not call hotel as we only offer student packages with lodging.

San Antonio International Airport (SAT)

San Antonio International Airport, often referred to as SAT airport code, is an airport in San Antonio, Texas which is a 15 minute drive away the conference hotel.


The average temperature in February is:

Normal High: 67°F
Normal Low: 45°F
Normal Average: 56°F


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