Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference

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The next Collaborative Diversity Conference is scheduled for April 20-21, 2017.

Inspiring commitment and driving collaboration

The SCDC seeks to strengthen its capacity as a conduit to some of the best talent in diversity research, intervention, training techniques and cultural competence in the state of Missouri. 

Keynote speaker

Keynote speaker Dr. Maura CullenDr. Maura Cullen

Dr. Maura Cullen is widely considered one the nation's foremost authorities on diversity issues on college campuses today. With over 25 years of experience as a trainer and keynote speaker, she received her doctorate in Social Justice and Diversity Education from the University of Massachusetts. Maura is the founder of the Diversity Student Summit, a founding faculty member of the Social Justice Training Institute and author of 35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say.


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

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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