Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference

Preparing tomorrow's leaders today: March 25-27, 2015

This year’s Collaborative Diversity Conference focuses on broadening the community with best practices showcased by diversity professionals from around the nation.

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

Keynote speaker

Daryl G. Smith

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, governance, diversity in STEM fields and faculty diversity.


The conference includes two days of professional presentations, a student day and a Diversity Resource Fair.

Statewide Diversity Champion Award

Awarded to individuals for their innovative and committed service to an under-represented population or cause in the state of Missouri

Regional Network

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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