Equity & Inclusion Conference

Workshop Info & Itinerary


2017 w‚Äčorkshops & itinerary

8:30-9:00 a.m.

Arrival & registration

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Rom Sims

10:10-11:40 a.m. Workshops 1st Session (pick one)

Empowering Women in Tech

T-Mobile is the Un-Carrier.  We live to break down barriers and rewrite industry rules. Our workshop will shine a bright spotlight on our  diversity & inclusion vision and laser focus on Advancing Women in Technology … are you ready?

  • T-Mobile
  • Holli Martinez - Director, Diversity & Inclusion

Building Transformational Diversity:

This interactive workshop invites attendees to evaluate and challenge their own workplace practices, using industry-leading diversity self-assessment tools. Participants will leave the session with actionable strategies to advance workplace cultures. They’ll learn to foster innovation using approaches that transform how teams view diversity and difference.  

This session requires an additional $45 registration fee. Registration available soon.

  • Jason Pace, ****, UW Bothell
  • Aina Braxton, ****, UW Bothell

How to: Advocacy and Action

Description TBA

- Empowerment through Resilience: Creating Community through Art and Storytelling

Description TBA

  • Jasmyne Bryant, Social Justice Organizer, Student, UW Bothell
  • Naima Shaltu, Social Justice Organizer, Student, UW Bothell

- Confronting and Dismantling White Nationalism:

Description TBA.

12:00-1:30 p.m.

Lunch/Create the Change student contest presentations

1:40-3:10 p.m. Workshops 2nd Session (pick one from selection listed above)

3:30-5:00 p.m. NetworkingReception/Islamophobia Mannequin Challenge Viewing and panel

Network with community partners and conference attendees.  Enjoy great food and conversation during this reception.

For more information:

Dr. Terryl Ross
Director of Diversity

Registration coming soon