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5th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Symposium

On Friday, October 23, 2020, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion will host its 5th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Symposium virtually. This symposium will be an event focused on advancing the conversation on diversity & inclusion within higher education. The day’s theme will be “What do you stand for; antiracism, accessibility and advocacy.”

The day will feature three keynote speakers with round-table discussions. Registration opens on September 21 and will close on October 16th.


9:00 am – Workshop Session One – Accessibility

                 Speaker, James Rothrock, former Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services

10:00 am - 10:30 am – Workshop Breakout Session One


11:00 am – Workshop Session Two – Anti-racism

                   Speaker, Dr. Tyrone Howard, Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies’ at UCLA

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm – Workshop Breakout Session Two


 1:00 pm – Workshop Session Three – Advocacy

                  Speaker, Sahaj Kohli, Founder of Brown Girl Therapy

2:00pm - 2:30 pm - Workshop Breakout Session Three


To register please visit https://wmsas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a8YAcA10g1OcNY9

The 5th Annual D&I Symposium is made possible by a generous gift from Ernst & Young.