Diversity Conference

Workshop Info and Itinerary

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9:00-9:30 a.m.

Arrival & Registration


9:30-10:15 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Vivian Phillips, Chair, Seattle Arts Commission


10:30-11:50 a.m. Workshops 1st Session (pick one)

Courageous Conversation

This interactive workshop will feature strategies for having courageous conversations across cultures and experiences.  Participants will leave this workshop with tools about how to engage with others when tension, conflict, and/or microaggressions exist.

  • Caprice Hollins, Psy.D., Co-founder, Cultures Connecting

Advocacy & Action

This interactive workshop will feature strategies about how to advocate for yourself, others, and diverse identity groups.  Participants will leave this session with tools about how to collaborate with others to move from advocacy to action in an increasingly more diverse society.

  • Cynthia del Rosario, Diversity Programs Advisor, UW Seattle
  • Denise Vaughan, Ph.D., Director of Forensics, UW Bothell
  • Terryl Ross, Ph.D., Director of Diversity, UW Bothell

Allyship

For underrepresented employee groups Allies are some of the most effective and powerful voices for promoting an inclusive work environment. Not only do Allies help promote inclusion among peers and work teams, they also help others understand the importance of equality, fairness, and mutual respect. Learn what it takes to be an effective Ally from T-Mobile’s Diversity & Inclusion leaders.

  • Holli Martinez - Director, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Ian Adair - Sr. Program Manager Diversity & Inclusion
  • Anneke Blair - Sr. Program Manager Diversity & Inclusion
  • Tamara Moore - Chapter Chair, Birmingham Call Center
  • Tracy Schultz, Chair, Pride & Allies Network
  • Jen Palmer - Vice Chair, Pride & Allies Network
  • Tim Waters - Chair, Military Support & Honor Community
  • David Mcelwee - Vice Chair, Military Support & Honor Community

11:50 a.m.-Noon

Transition back to the Activities and Recreation Center


Noon-1:00 p.m.

Lunch


1:00-1:10 p.m.

Transition to workshops


1:10-2:30 p.m. Workshops 2nd Session (pick one)

Courageous Conversation

This interactive workshop will feature strategies for having courageous conversations across cultures and experiences.  Participants will leave this workshop with tools about how to engage with others when tension, conflict, and/or microaggressions exist.

  • Caprice Hollins, Psy.D., Co-founder, Cultures Connecting

Advocacy & Action

This interactive workshop will feature strategies about how to advocate for yourself, others, and diverse identity groups.  Participants will leave this session with tools about how to collaborate with others to move from advocacy to action in an increasingly more diverse society.

  • Cynthia del Rosario, Diversity Programs Advisor, UW Seattle
  • Denise Vaughan, Ph.D., Director of Forensics, UW Bothell
  • Terryl Ross, Ph.D., Director of Diversity, UW Bothell

Allyship

For underrepresented employee groups Allies are some of the most effective and powerful voices for promoting an inclusive work environment. Not only do Allies help promote inclusion among peers and work teams, they also help others understand the importance of equality, fairness, and mutual respect. Learn what it takes to be an effective Ally from T-Mobile’s Diversity & Inclusion leaders.

  • Holli Martinez - Director, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Ian Adair - Sr. Program Manager Diversity & Inclusion
  • Anneke Blair - Sr. Program Manager Diversity & Inclusion
  • Tamara Moore - Chapter Chair, Birmingham Call Center
  • Tracy Schultz, Chair, Pride & Allies Network
  • Jen Palmer - Vice Chair, Pride & Allies Network
  • Tim Waters - Chair, Military Support & Honor Community
  • David Mcelwee - Vice Chair, Military Support & Honor Community

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Transition back to the Activities and Recreation Center


2:45-4:30 p.m. What’s Next: Create the Change

This is a Shark Tank-like competition where student teams present their sustainable solutions to a diversity and inclusion issue. Audience members will experience finalists’ presentations and decide who wins a T-Mobile grant of up to $5,000 to help make their idea a reality.


4:30-5:30 p.m. Reception

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

For more information:

Laurel Williams
Marketing and Alumni
Program Coordinator
425-352-5101
laurelm2@uw.edu

Dr. Terryl Ross
Director of Diversity
425-352-3670
tjross@uw.edu

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