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8th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Symposium

Building Bridges to Belonging
Friday, September 22, 2023


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Event Program Schedule

Check-in & Breakfast
8:30 am - 8:50 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 am - 9:30 am


Keynote Speaker Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, author of College Students' Sense of Belonging: A Key to Educational Success for All Students 
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Session One: Morning Workshops
11:15 am - 12:15 pm


     Contending with Norms in Higher Education as a Bridge to BelongingErica R. Wiborg, Ph.D.
     Let's Have Better Arguments; Dr. Ginger Ambler & Dr. Carrie Cooper
     Uncovering the Lived Experience of Inclusion & Belonging; Dr. Katie Penn Lampley

Keynote Speaker - Christine Sloan Stoddard, a Salvadoran-American writer, director, and interdisciplinary artist 
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Session Two: Afternoon Workshops
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm


     Neurodiversity at William & Mary; Josh Burk & Janice Zeman
     Accessibility in a Digital World; Adam Barger, Carla Costello, Stacey Harris, Mike Murphy, and Jesse Windley       
     Understanding Personality types in a Multicultural Environment; Issa DiSciullo

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Registration will close Friday, September 8th.