Diversity Leadership Conference


The Diversity Leadership Conference is an outstanding student-led event designed to address diversity and leadership issues and their application in student development, higher education, and the global society.

The conference, which is entering its 12th year, broadens horizons in a tactful and engaging manner through keynote speakers, interactive presentations and workshop sessions.

Learning Outcomes:

By attending and participating in the 2016 Diversity Leadership Conference at Sam Houston State University, students, staff and faculty will:

  • Have knowledge of various cultures that exist and be able to effectively communicate cross-culturally.
  • Be aware of and have the ability to explore their own identity.
  • Appreciate the ways in which they are different from each other while at the same time, explore ways they are similar to each other.
  • Understand the terminologies and vocabulary related to diversity, inclusion and multiculturalism.
  • Develop skills of being an inclusive leader that values the effort and participation of everyone.
  • Make a positive influence within their own community.






Early Registration

February 24, 2016


Late Registration



SHSU Member (Early) *

February 24, 2016


SHSU Member (Late) *



*SHSU Member: SHSU student, faculty, staff.

Registration includes: Keynote speakers, Workshop presentations, Entertainment night, Tote bag* and T-shirt*, Friday night dinner*, Saturday continental breakfast*, and Saturday lunch*.

*while supplies last

Skills gained include: Personal and Social responsibility, collaborating with others, working with diverse groups of people, and the ability to lead teams.

Register here.