[PAST EVENT] 3rd Annual Diversity and Inclusion Symposium    

November 9, 2018
8am - 3pm
School of Education
301 Monticello Ave
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
  • Free food
  • Registration/RSVP
2018 Diversity Symposium Flyer

The third annual Diversity & Inclusion Symposium will be a day-long event focused on advancing the conversation on diversity & inclusion within higher education. 

Faculty and staff, especially those who have roles related to advancing diversity initiatives with their departments, administrators on diversity committees, or positions related to access, support, and retention for students, faculty, and staff should attend. The symposium is free thanks to a generous gift from Ernst & Young. Participants must register in advance. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Opening Remarks:  President Katherine Rowe

Featured Speaker: Calandra Jarrell, Sr. Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Bank of America

Schedule (specific room location at School of Education is in parentheses):

8:00 ? 8:45 am    Registration and Breakfast (Concourse)

9:00 - 9:15 am    Welcome and Opening Remarks Fanchon Glover, Chief Diversity Officer Katherine Rowe, President (Matoaka  Woods) 

9:15 ? 10:15 am    Keynote Address: Calandra Jarrell, Senior Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Bank of America (Matoaka  Woods)                            

10:15 ? 10:50 am    Talk Back    

11:00 ? 12:15 pm    Concurrent Session 1 (Attendees choose one of the three sessions offered)

  • Beyond Binaries: Gender Expansion and Its impact on Campus - Speaker Roxie Patton (Classroom 1056)
  • Microaggressions: Impact vs. Intent ? Speaker Delores Kimbrough (Matoaka  Woods)
  • Understanding Deaf Culture ? Speakers Elavie Ndura and Elvia Guillermo (Classroom 2066)

12:35 ? 1:15 pm    LUNCH (Concourse/Dogwood)

1:30 ? 2:45 pm    Concurrent Session 2 (Attendees choose one of the three sessions offered)   

  • I Remember When I Used to Eat Sardines for Dinner: A Food Insecurity Workshop ? Speaker Ryan Brown (Classroom 1056)
  • Green Zone Training: Being an Ally to Veterans in our Community ? Speaker Corey York and Jack Horner (Classroom 2060)
  • Resilience and Mental Health ? Speakers Natoya Haskins and Carina Sudarsky Gleiser (Matoaka  Woods)

 2:50 ? 3:00 pm    Closing (Dogwood)


Dr. Chon Glover, Chief Diversity Officer at [[wfglov]] or 221-7940