Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference

Keynote: Daryl G. Smith, Senior Research Fellow, Claremont Graduate University

Daryl G. Smith, senior research fellow and professor emerita of education and psychology at Claremont Graduate University, is the keynote speaker for the 2015 SCDC. Dr. Smith’s research, teaching and publications are in the areas of organizational implications of diversity, assessment and evaluation, leadership and change and governance.

Smith served as one of three Principals responsible for the evaluation of the James Irvine Foundation Campus Diversity Initiative, in collaboration with the Association of American Colleges. This six-year initiative involved 28 independent California institutions in the development of sustainable diversity practices in the higher education field. It resulted in a resource kit for campuses and a monograph, “Making a Real Difference with Diversity: A Guide to Institutional Change.”

In addition, she was a participant in a Kellogg Foundation Research Advisory Board, Harvard
Medical School, and served as part of two U.S. delegations to Ford Foundation tri-national
conferences on campus diversity in higher education for India, South Africa and the United
States. Smith served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in South Africa in 2010 and 2012.

Diversity Resource Fair

This event attracts well-known, professional and versatile diversity consultants with expertise in a variety of industries for a one-stop showcase of consultant services and products.

Student Day Diversity Conference

March 25th is devoted to a student diversity conference. Sessions will be presented by professionals and students, for students.

Dinner at the Diversity ConferenceSave the Date: March 25-27, 2015

Whether you're in the corporate, non-profit, educational or government sector, this statewide conference will help advance your recruitment and retention efforts.

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You have an opportunity to be involved and have an active role in shaping and presenting a complete vision for Missouri.



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