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3rd Annual Diversity Forum: The 'Allyship' Challenge
WhenWednesday, Mar. 4, 2020, 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Join the Professional Staff Organization (PSO) and The Whole U for the 3rd Annual Diversity Forum on March 4 at noon in the Alder Hall Auditorium. This event is open to all faculty and staff.

The forum will explore the language of race and equity with a focus on the challenges of 'allyship', featuring a keynote presentation by Kimberly Harden, a UW alum and diversity, equity and inclusion consultant whose research centers on allyship and advocacy in the workplace. Come to learn more, engage in meaningful conversation, and ask questions.

Dr. Kimberly Harden is a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant and a keynote speaker. She advises corporate, nonprofit, and academic leaders on their recruitment, hiring, retention, and promotion strategies. She also helps organizations shift from diversity and inclusion model to a model that emphasizes inclusion, equity, and belonging and works with them to resolve interpersonal workplace conflict. Dr. Harden also serves as a professor in the Department of Communication at Seattle University. Before she became an educator, Dr. Harden spent over 15 years working in the healthcare sector. Dr. Harden has spoken at conferences, seminars, and events that include the Be on the Rise Diversity and Inclusion Summit, Ignite Seattle’s Education Lab, One Woman Fearless! Summit, the International Women & Leadership Conference, and the Rise to the Occasion Women’s Conference.

Dr. Harden is passionate about diversity, justice, leadership, collaboration, care, and transformation. Dr. Harden received her undergraduate degree in communication from the University of Washington, a master’s degree in communication and leadership studies from Gonzaga University, and a doctorate in educational leadership from Concordia University.

This event is open to all and sponsored by the PSO, a non-profit representing and serving professional staff at the UW. You can learn more at:…

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Campus locationAlder Hall
Campus roomAlder Hall Auditorium
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