Published: Nov. 7, 2019

Whether you're a CU student, staff or faculty member, here are some of the top reasons and sessions for you to attend at the 2019 fall Diversity and Inclusion Summit Nov. 12–13. The sessions below will be held in the University Memorial Center.

Why should you go?

 To engage with the campus Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence in Academics (IDEA) Plan

Suggested session:
The Intent and Impact of Our Campuswide Strategic Initiatives
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 12:30–1:45 p.m.

To learn how to embrace others' differences

Other featured sessions

  • DACA at the Supreme Court: The Future of Undocumented Students in America
  • Dr. Chris Bell, Keynote Address – Media Messaging: Intent vs. Impact (Get a sneak peek)
  • Study Abroad: Understanding & Leveraging Your Identities in Cross-Cultural Contexts
  • Community Building
  • We Can’t Afford This: Exploring Socioeconomic Barriers to Student Success
  • Women in Sports: CU Student Athletes Share Perspectives
  • One-Stop Shop for Veteran & Military Affairs (VMA)

See The Full Schedule & Details

 To move from awareness of diversity and inclusion to action

Suggested session:
Courageous Badassery: Overcoming Fear In Order To Change the World
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 3:30–4:45 p.m.

To bridge the gap and lessen the divide between intent and impact

To meet the need for belonging, something we all want to feel

To experience the breadth and depth of inclusivity

To learn more about inclusive pedagogy

Suggested session:
Measure What You Value – How to Practice Inclusive Assessment
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

To take time and space to recognize realities, even if it’s difficult

To come to one space to see what is happening on campus related to diversity and inclusion activities

To take action. If not now, when?

Suggested session: 
Leadership Unplugged: Building Trust, Dismantling Bias
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 9–10:30 a.m.

To be shamelessly and positively authentic​