Another Seat at the Table: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
July 12, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
In recent years, the national dialogue and events have generated greater awareness of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion; this awakening has prompted necessary conversations that lead to shifts in behaviors to impact culture and ultimately, drive lasting change. It is imperative for leaders to articulate and take action to recognize and celebrate diversity, nurture a culture of inclusion, and understand equity is key to excellence. In this session, we identify the need for DE&I, your role, and change-driven actions to support change in your organization. Learn five ways to set you and your organization up for success.
Kayren is a Barrier Breaker and author of “The Road to Equity: The Five C’s to Construct an Equitable Classroom” and creates spaces for classrooms, campuses, and communities to begin a conversation to close the gap and change the narrative. Kayren brings her experience as a Texas public school teacher, parent, administrator, entrepreneur, and DEI advocate. She has created equitable initiatives to create more inclusive, diverse programs and policies to set all stakeholders up for success. Kayren has presented at conferences and has worked with various organizations to include school districts, universities, and businesses to facilitate workshops and training focused on DE&I.