Who is Duke LIFE?

Duke LIFE (Low-Income/First-Generation Engagement) is a student organization at Duke University. Our mission is to bring resources and community-building opportunities to Duke’s 1G/low-SES community, and we aim to pool the energies and creativity of our members to advocate for a Duke that is more inclusive and comfortable for 1G/low-SES students.

What is the conference?

The Duke LIFE Conference is the first conference with a regional focus on first-generation and low-income college students in the South while also bringing together other peer institutions throughout the country. This conference is in partnership with EdMobilizer, the parent organization for conferences such as 1vyG. The conference will be held on March 1-3, 2019 at Duke University.

What can YOU expect?

The conference will be a weekend full of engaging and exciting programming centered around our theme: “Next Generation Leaders: Preparing for Our Futures While Leaving an Impact for Those to Come.” You can expect to empower others as well as be empowered, all while having fun and enjoying our beautiful campus!