Diversity Awareness Partnership


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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

        The Social Model of Disability, More Than Accommodating Difference, Embracing                the Strengths of Full Inclusion

        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

        Journey From Diversity to Inclusion: Using Advanced Inclusion Metrics to Create a              More Diverse, Better Performing Organization

        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