MCRC@ADVIS DEI Conference: 10/11/19 ~ Speaker Lineup
Opening Keynote Speaker: TIM WISE
is one of the country's leading anti-racist writers, educators, and media commentators. He is the author of seven books, including his latest,
Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America
Other books include
Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority
; his highly acclaimed memoir,
White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son
(recently updated and re-released);
Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White; Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male; Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama; and Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity.
Closing Keynote Speaker: JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS
roots for humans. Humans need agency in order to make their way forward; Julie is deeply interested in what impedes us. She is the New York Times bestselling author of
How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
, an anti-helicopter parenting manifesto which gave rise to one of the top TED Talks of 2016, and now has over 4 million views. Her second book is the critically-acclaimed and award-winning prose poetry memoir
Real American: A Memoir
, which illustrates her experience with racism and her journey toward self-acceptance. A third book on how to be an adult, for young adults, is forthcoming. She is a former corporate lawyer and Stanford dean, and she holds a BA from Stanford, a JD from Harvard, and an MFA in Writing from California College of the Arts.
The following wonderful lineup of speakers will be offering an assortment of workshop options.
There are two rounds of workshops, one before the lunch break and one following lunch.
NO PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
, but you may want to choose your 4-5 top picks in case your first choice is full. Workshops are offered on a first-come, first-served, space available basis. To view more information about the speakers, and their workshops, click on the names below.
Edward G. Fierros
Toni Graves Williamson
Brian Caselli Jordan
Shahidah Kalam Id-Din
Lauren D. Lewis
Ida B Malloy
Anna G. R. Miller
Deborra Sines Pancoe
MCRC@ADVIS 2019 DEI Conference Underwriters
We are extremely grateful to the following generous Underwriters for their support and partnership.
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