Published: Feb. 14, 2019

This year’s Inclusive Sports Summit (ISS) will cover the topics of social justice, LGBTQ, race and ethnicity, health and wellness and careers in sports and recreation through a variety of presentations and panel discussions.

Student listens in on Diversity and Inclusion Summit sessionWhether you’re a student, staff, faculty or community member, here are seven reasons to attend the Inclusive Sports Summit, which is themed "Awareness Leading to Action."

Stay informed

Learn about current issues from a sports and recreation perspective. Discover ways that you can make a difference and take action.

Join interactive discussions

ISS is setup to be an interactive experience for participants and speakers. Join the discussion by participating in interactive panels to hear from students and community members with real life experience overcoming biases and issues of inclusion.

Build a better community

Take away valuable skills and techniques to practice inclusion on and off the playing surface. Learn to identify biases, and create meaningful connections with new people from different communities. Explore the role that sports play in shaping our communities.

Connect across campuses

Interact with departments from across CU Boulder and surrounding institutions. Understand what other universities are doing and how to implement tactics here at CU Boulder.

Professional development

Stay up to date with university initiatives to improve diversity and inclusion across our campus. Gain valuable diversity and inclusion training, and learn how to advance inclusion within your own personal and professional lives.

If you go

Who: Open to the public
What: 2019 Inclusive Sports Summit
When: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Recreation Center and the Dal Ward Arrow Touchdown Club

View the Summit Schedule

Learn about careers in sport, recreation industries

Interact with employers from a variety of sports and recreation industries during the ISS Career Fair. Companies include the Denver Broncos, Vail Resorts, Kroenke Sports and Colorado Wilderness Rides & Guides, among others. Learn what career opportunities are available and how to pursue them.

Meet the presenters

ISS will be hosting a meet-and-greet session for participants to engage with presenters including the two keynote speakers, Tamika Catchings, former WNBA player and Olympic athlete, and former NFL player, Ryan Harris.

This is event is free and open to the CU Boulder community and general public. Learn more about the event and register online.