Diversity Awareness Partnership


The DAP Diversity Summit is on June 27, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

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

8:30-10:00 AM | Keynote Presentation 

Diversity & Inclusion in an Age of Division & Intolerance
Marty Castro, President and CEO of Castro Synergies, LLC

10:00-10:15 AM | Networking Break


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

(1A) Proactive and Reactive Approaches for Educators: Being Intentional Before and After Incidents Occur

(1B) Atheists Aren’t So Scary: Including Non-Religious People

(1C) Equitable Practices for Developing Employees with Disabilities (Panel Discussion)

(1D) Why Didn’t I Say Something: Moving from Bystander to Upstander


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


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

(2A) How Can We Be Better Together? A Conversation About Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Consolidation

(2B) What It Really Means To Be Intersectional

(2C) Immigration and Innovation: How Foreign-Born Residents Can Strengthen Your Organization

(2D) Beyond Hiring: Business Considerations for Inclusion after the Interview

2:15-2:30 PM | Networking Break


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

(3A) LGBTQ+ Discrimination: The State of the Law

(3B) D&I Strategy vs. D&I Execution

(3C) The Work Before the Work: Laying the Cultural Foundation for DEI

(3D) Lessons from the Academy: Surveying the DE&I Landscape