Schedule

National Diversity & Leadership Conference - NDLC

Please note that the conference schedule, conference sessions, and speakers are subject to change.
Breakfast & Lunch will be provided on each day from April 16-18.

Pre-Conference - April 5-9
Training Certificates
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST Allyship Certification
Belonging Certification
Certified Inclusive Leadership Certification
Racial Justice Institute Certification

*Each training is 2.5 days. The training is provided by DiversityFIRST™.
Training - March 18-21
March 18
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST Training Certificates
5 Essential Leadership Skills
Creating A "Diversity First™" Culture
Culturally Competent Leaders
Emerging Leaders
March 19
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST Training Certificates
DEI Assessment
DEI Certificate
Executive Leadership Development
March 20
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST Training Certificates
Allyship First™
DEI Starter Kit
DEI Strategy & Planning
Emerging Leaders
Inclusive Leadership
March 21
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST Training Certificates
Belonging First™ & Psychological Safety
Implicit Bias
Leading People & Teams
Micro Aggressions in the Workplace
Pre-Conference - April 13
Pre-Conference
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CST Awards Dinner Keynote: Dr. Cornel West
Day One - April 15
Pre-Conference
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. CST Most Powerful & Influential Women (MPIW) Breakfast

Breakfast Keynote: Donna Brazile
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CST Break
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CST Awards Luncheon
General Conference
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CST Concurrent Session I
  1. Belonging 101
  2. Race, Racism & Privilege
  3. Imposter Syndrome
  4. Emerging Leaders - Road Map To Success
  5. Creating a "Diversity First" Culture
  6. DEI White Male Roundtable
2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. CST Break
2:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. CST Concurrent Session II
  1. Empathy 101
  2. Engaging White Males As True Champions for DEI
  3. Creating An Allyship Organization
  4. Leading With Inclusion
  5. Tips for Securing the Corner Office
  6. CDO Roundtable
3:20 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. CST Break
3:40 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. CST Concurrent Session III
  1. Leadership 101
  2. Transforming Your Workplace Culture
  3. Creating Your Significance - Are You Ready To Be A Brand
  4. Why Servant Leadership?
  5. ERG Best Practice Roundtable
  6. Anti-Racism Workshop
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CST Awards Dinner

*Denotes individual workshop