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6th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Symposium

Striving for Social Justice Through Belonging and Liberation. 

On Friday, October 15, 2021, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion will host its 6th 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 is Striving for Social Justice Through Belonging and Liberation. 

The day will feature three keynote speakers with round-table discussions. Registration opens on September 20th and will close on October 8th. 


Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:15 am

Fanchon Glover, Chief Diversity Officer and Peggy Agouris, Provost

Session One  

9:15 am



Speaker: Dr. Evelyn Hu-DeHart (pdf), Professor of History, American Studies and Ethnic Studies at Brown University

Session Two 

10:30 am



Speaker: Caylin Moore (pdf) is a doctoral student in Stanford's sociology department and a Ford Foundation Fellow. Caylin (pronounced Ky-Lin) received his B.S. in Economics from Texas Christian University and is a graduate of the University of Oxford in England where he earned his masters of science in Latin American Studies. He is the author of A Dream Too Big: The Story of An Improbable Journey from Compton to Oxford.


11:30 am 


Session Three 

12:00 pm

Understanding Liberation - Panelists will discuss how a commitment to liberation is an important step in achieving belonging.

1:00 pm 

Breakout Session - Understanding Liberation

Application and Action


 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

 Dr. Hu-DeHart

 The 6th Annual D&I Symposium is made possible by a generous gift from Ernst & Young.