Diversity Leadership Conference

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FEBRUARY 15-16, 2019
HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS

  • 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 15th year, broadens horizons in a tactful and engaging manner through keynote speakers, interactive presentations and workshop sessions
  • Huntsville is the home of General Sam Houston, who served as the 1st and 3rd president of the Republic of Texas, Governor of the state ofTexas, Governor ofTennessee, U.S. Senator and Tennessee Congressman
  • In September 2009, the Huntsville Cultural District was designated by the Texas Commission on the Arts as one of the first seven state cultural districts
  • 45-minute drive from the Houston Metropolis

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
936.294.2603 | DIVERSITY@SHSU.EDU

SHSU logo CENTER FOR DIVERSITY & INTERCULTURAL AFFAIRS
DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY
MEMBER THE TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Purpose:

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 15th 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 2019 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

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