a one day diversity Conference

Invisible Wounds

Legacies of Survival and Resilience

Diversity Institute

  • Date: April 5th
  • Time: 9:30am
  • Location: Student Center South-Ballroom

Join us on Friday, April 5th for Diversity Institute - a one day diversity conference.

This year’s theme Invisible Wounds: Legacies of Survival and Resilience will explore a range of social issues and movements as they relate to intergenerational, personal, and societal trauma, and legacies of overcoming. Participants will identify the many ways people are shaped by invisible wounds such as sexual assault, the immigrant experience, racism, mental health challenges, and more.

Diversity Institute features a brunch with a keynote speaker, educational breakout sessions featuring a faculty/staff track and a student track along with a large group session.

Diversity Institute Registration

By attending Diversity Institute, participants will:

  1. Identify invisible wounds that leave lasting impacts on individuals and communities
  2. Recognize the importance of sharing stories as a way to validate the experiences of individuals and communities
  3. Increase participants and awareness of intergenerational, personal and societal trauma

Tentative Schedule

9:00am Registration
9:00am – 10:00am Graduate Research Poster Session
10:00am – 11:00am Bruch and Keynote Speaker
11:45am – 12:45pm Educational Session Block 1
12:50pm – 1:50pm Educational Session Block 2
2:00pm – 3:00pm Large Group Session
3:00pm Conference Closing and Evaluation