2014 Diversity in Action Summit

The goal of the Diversity in Action Summit is to create awareness regarding the impact that a non-diverse and/or inclusive environment can have on individuals. The program aims to accomplish this by allowing panelists to share their personal stories and experiences in relation to facing adversity within society.

 

Date

Thursday, June 26, 2014

 

Time

8:30 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.

 

Location

Harrah’s Hotel
228 Poydras St.
Vieux Carré Ballroom
New Orleans, LA 70130

 

Speakers

Angelica
Rivera
Co-owner and President
Colmex Construction

Elizabeth
Heideman
Uptown Community News Reporter
The Times-Picayune

Elizabeth
Heideman
Attorney
Adams and Reese LLP

Krystie
Nguyen
Cross Cultural Affairs Coordinator
Louisiana State University

Topics

  • Gender Bias — Angelica Rivera
  • Disability is Social – Eliminating Shame — Elizabeth Heideman
  • Beating the Odds — Ira Gonzalez
  • Overcoming Identity Crisis as an Adopted Minority — Krystie Nguyen

 

Sponsors

 

For information on speaking or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Rachel Lopez at rachel.lopez@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

 

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