NACAC Announces Randi Zuckerberg as Conference Keynote Speaker

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Arlington, VA (July 24, 2019) — The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) today announced entrepreneur, bestselling author, and tech media personality Randi Zuckerberg as the keynote speaker for its 2019 National Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

Zuckerberg is the former director of marketing development for Facebook and the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, which focuses on developing technology, content, and live events with the mission of putting intelligent, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial women and girls at the center of pop culture and media.

“We are honored to have Zuckerberg address our members and conference attendees this year,” NACAC CEO Joyce Smith said. “Technology is ever-changing and admission professionals must stay ahead of the curve. Her keynote speech will inspire attendees to make technology work for them as they reach a new generation of students.”

Zuckerberg hosts a weekly business talk radio show, Dot Complicated, on SiriusXM and has two TV shows currently on air, DOT on NBC Universal Kids and American Dreams on HSN. She is the bestselling author of four books — Dot Complicated, Dot., Missy President, and Pick Three. Zuckerberg is also an investor in the award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and a board member for the American Theatre Wing and Lincoln Center.

About NACAC’s 2019 National Conference
NACAC’s 75th National Conference will take place Sept. 26-28 in Louisville, Kentucky. More than 6,000 admission professionals gather at the event each year to network, learn the latest admission news and research, and hear from inspiring speakers.

Journalist Lisa Ling was originally announced as the 2019 conference keynote speaker but withdrew due to scheduling conflicts.

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 15,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education. NACAC is committed to maintaining high standards that foster ethical and social responsibility among those involved in the transition process, as outlined in the association's Code of Ethics and Professional Practices.

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