Diversity Awareness Partnership


The DAP Diversity Summit is on June 6, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton

7:30-8:30 AM | Registration / Networking Breakfast / Resource Fair

8:30-10:00 AM | Opening Keynote 

Advancing the Mission: The Journey and Innovation of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Dr. Sheila Robinson, Founder and Publisher, Diversity Woman Magazine

10:00-10:15 AM | Networking Break


10:15-11:30 AM | Breakout sessions (Track 1)

        Experiences of Women of Color in the Workplace

        Gender Identity and Expression 2.0

        Exploring the Social Model of Disability

        Culture versus Religion: Exploring How Culture and Religion Impact One Another

        Training Isn’t Enough, Building a Comprehensive Diversity Equity and Inclusion                      Program


11:30 AM-12:45 PM | Lunch / Resource Fair


1:00-2:15 PM | Breakout sessions (Track 2)

        Healing our Community: Forward through Ferguson #STL2039

        Overcoming Communication Barriers When Working with Speakers of Other                          Languages

        Navigating Microaggressions in the Workplace

        From Legislative Action to Community Organizing: Cultivating LGBTQ Allyship in                 Missouri

        Attracting, Engaging, and Retaining Millennials


2:15-2:30 PM | Networking Break


2:30-3:45 PM | Breakout sessions (Track 3)

        Communication Across Difference in Toxic Political Times

        Is it Working? Ways to Assess if your D&I Programs are Successful

        Listen. Talk. Learn. More: Continuing the Dialogue

        The Youth Journey of Gender Transitioning

        The Wall of History: How did we get where we are today?


4:00-6:00 PM | Happy Hour Networking Event