Diversity & Inclusion Conference

Day #2 of Conference.


2019 Diversity & Inclusion Conference on the Webster Groves/St. Louis campus. The annual forum is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to share their own experiences and learn about new research and emerging trends. 


Walk-up registration is encouraged. Pre-registration is closed. Free and open to the public.



Wednesday, Feb. 27

Luhr Building
475 E Lockwood Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63119

8:30-9:00 am

9:00-9:15 a.m.
Opening Remarks

9:15-10:15 a.m.
A Conversation with Neal Richardson (BS ‘09, MBA ‘12) & Presentation of Young Game Changer Award

Interviewed by Vanessa Davis (MA '04, DMGT '15), Webster University Alumni Association President

10:15-10:30 a.m.

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Reflections of Women and People of Color from the Field of Media Studies and the Advertising Profession

Moderated by Vincent C Flewellen, Chief Diversity Officer. Panelists include: Elza Ibroscheva, Associate Dean School of Communication (Webster University), Holly Aguirre, President and Co-Founder (New Honor Society), and CJ Pasley, Social Media Strategist/Brand Manager


11:30 – 11:45 a.m.


11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Financial Literacy as the Great Equalizer

Presented by Michael J. Brathwaite, Vice President/Financial Advisor, Urban Markets Group
Morgan Stanley/Wealth Management

Lunch provided with advance registration


12:45-1:45 pm
Finding Understanding in Discomfort

Presented by the Webster University Multicultural Center & International Student Affairs        

1:45-2:00 p.m.

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Diversity & Inclusion Dance Performance
Beckah Reed's Composition II class will perform contemporary works that they have choreographed with the topic of Diversity and Inclusion as their focus.

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Closing Thoughts


Wednesday, February 27 at 8:30am to 3:15pm

Luhr Building
475 E. Lockwood, 63119

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