From Intention to Action
December 8, 2021
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join us for a national conversation among higher-education professionals on diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) and accessibility. With special guest panelists and moderators from across the country, we'll take a deep dive into actionable strategies to help move the needle on DEI at your institution through collaboration and action.
Topics & Engagement Opportunities
- What is diversity really, and why does it matter?
- What are some mistakes to avoid making when implementing DEI programs including accessibility strategies and changes on your campus?
- How have institutions been able to enhance DEI efforts and implement action plans college-wide?
- What are some of the current challenges for DEI leaders and what steps can institutions take to overcome systemic barriers to real change?
- What does the future of DEI look like and what can be done to ensure we move from intention to action?
- Breakout Session Activities focused on sharing great DEI work happening around the country
- Moderated Panel discussion with national leaders
- Understand the DEI landscape as it pertains to higher-education
- Learn foundational concepts and strategies surrounding DEI and accessibility
- Gain knowledge on building a DEI vision for your organization
- Identify resources and networks for collaboration
- Learn strategies to enhance DEI at your organization and gain insight on the great work colleagues are doing on DEI and accessibility around the country
Host & Panelists
Dr. Tonya Bailey
Chief Diversity Officer
Lansing Community College
Dr. Paulette Granberry Russell
National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education
Dr. Jesse Bernal
Vice President for Inclusion and Equity
Grand Valley State University
Dr. Jasmine Lee
Director of Inclusive Excellence
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Dr. Diley Hernandez
Associate Vice President of the Institute Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Senior Advisor to the President/Chief Diversity Officer
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Pima Community College
Dr. Thomn Bell
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Dr. Yvette Marie Alex-Assensoh
Vice President for Equity and Inclusion
University of Oregon
Join us virtually to connect with others and learn more about the trending changes, issues and topics surrounding DEI and accessibility in higher education.
Who Should Attend?
Chief diversity officers, chief operating officers, social media coordinators, human resource professionals, career coaches, multicultural advisors, DE&I specialists, university administrators, faculty, and staff responsible for diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging initiatives as well as students and those who seek to make positive social change at their organizations or communities.
The first 25 guests to register will receive a special gift from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
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