The summit is scheduled on Friday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Staff members in the College of Arts and Sciences can participate in presentations about diversity and inclusion, "tactical upskilling," professional development, and wellness, among other topics, in the first staff summit.
The summit is scheduled on Friday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All members of the college’s staff are welcome to attend. Registration is required.
Keynote speakers for the event are Dyonne Bergeron, assistant vice chancellor for inclusion and student achievement at the Center for Inclusion and Social Change, and Stefanie K. Johnson, associate professor and academic director at the Center for Leadership, Leeds School of Business.
Bergeron will speak on “The Power of You: Achieving the In-Betweens,” and Johnson will give a presentation titled “INCLUSIFY: From Unconscious Bias to Consciously Inclusive.” The first 100 staff members to register will receive a free copy of her book by the same title.
The staff summit is an outgrowth of the college’s Be Heard initiative and its commitment to employee development and engagement.The Be SEEN: Staff Training and Mentoring working group is committed to providing staff greater accessibility to connect and network by investing in professional development opportunities such as this virtual summit.