WA state DEI Summit, 2020
BUILD was there, January 21-22, and very busy. Thank you to all who came to our table!
Just one pic to commemorate the day, but we were there!
From the EventBrite event landing page:
The Washington State Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council is hosting the 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Summit January 21-22, 2020. The event begins at 9:30am on January 21st with registration opening at 8am at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. The summit includes presenters from multiple disciplines to include Washington State leadership. Topics discussed at the event will assist attendees in creating action steps for moving towards a more inclusive and equitable culture. The intended audience includes: Washington State executive leadership, business resource group members, human resource partners, DEI practitioners, and state employees wanting to enter into the discussions and understanding around a multitude of DEI topics.
The 2020 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Summit aims to advance DEI in public service by building community and competency among all levels of state employees and will cover the following:
Implicit Bias; Norms/Discomfort/Tension in DEI conversations; Micro-aggressions; Privilege Walk and Understanding Privilege; Bias Blockers; Transforming Othering Through Empathy; First Nations; Developing Teams of Inclusion Practitioners; DEI and Data; Accessibility; History, Barriers and Present Day; Gender Identity; Facilitated discussion breakout rooms and more.
With presentations by:
The Defamation Experience; Judge Helen Whitener; Professor Julie Kmec; LaShanda Reed-Larry; Dr. Caprice Hollins; Parfait Bassale; Dr. Randal Pinkett; Tim Wise; Ashley McGirt; Melannie Denise-Cunningham; Dr. Kathy Obear; Gerry Ebalaroza-Tunnell; SheJumps; Ed Gamache and many more.
Participants will be inspired, motivated, and will receive support and resources to implement DEI initiatives and practices related to the work they do every day as public servants and global citizens.
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