Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Sigma Eta Zeta chapter honored Dr. Hilliard with the Community Member of the Year Award for outstanding contributions and longstanding commitment to the chapter and sorority at its 17th Annual R.O.O.T.S. Celebration in Long Beach, CA.
In this very informative interview with Monique AJ Smith, CEO Seeds of Empowerment LLC, Dr. Janice Hilliard discusses strategies for developing effective student, athlete and staff professional development programs, securing consulting or training opportunities with major sports organizations and recommendations for sports management and professional athlete transition dissertation topics.
Hilliard Solutions collaborated with the TJ Ford Academy to create the first-of-its-kind developmental, educational and social responsibility program comprised of Basketball Development, Life Skills Instruction, and Parent Education.
Dr. Hilliard leads an Executive Track session on the Qualities, Skills and Attributes of Transformational Leaders: Assessing Oneself. The program is designed for women at top leadership levels in athletics, business, or entrepreneurship.
Industry expert Dr. Hilliard defines athlete development, approaches to the work, desired outcomes, strategies for managing the competing priorities of athletes, athlete development training platforms, engaging athletes in their own development, managing family, friends and significant influencers, and future trends and research in athlete development.
Dr. Hilliard delivered an inspirational message to Houston high school students about the keys to academic success and facilitated a dynamic panel discussion with former collegiate and professional athletes and coaches regarding the importance of motivation, perseverance, hard work and competition to reach one’s potential.