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Inclusion and Leadership Summit

Thank you to all who participated in the 4th Annual Inclusion and Leadership Summit.


Check out details from that event below! 

Details regarding the 5th Annual Summit in Spring 2019 will be available the 2018-2019 Academic Year.


Thank you! 


This annual conference aims to educate on the importance of inclusion and diversity while equipping Cameron University students, staff and faculty with the tools to be proactive stewards of social equity in their daily interactions and ever-growing workplaces. The summit offers the opportunity to discuss benefits, challenges, and biases surrounding appreciation and understanding of diversity and while building inclusive environments.

The 2018 summit is part of The Academic Festival X – American Identities in the 21st Century.

Program Overview

To offer a variety of comprehensive educational opportunities, in conjunction with the keynote lecture, there are three main “focus tracks” which include an assortment of workshops and sessions in each track (three different workshops in each focus track).

Attendees are not required to attend only one specific track but are free to choose individual sessions based on their interest level.

Track 1: Social Equity and Justice

Diversity, Equality, Social Justice, Equity, Representation and how these varying factors intersect.

Track 2: Identities and Careers

Hiring practices and navigating in the growing workplace, disability empowerment and how your personal identity aligns with your career.

Track 3: Self-Worth, Education, and Empowerment

Leadership, diversity the workplace, labels and the intersection of these factors that impact success.


Due to the event being part of the Academic Festival X, the summit is free and open to the public, but seating is limited

Returning Registrants: If you are a past Inclusion and Leadership Summit attendee, please indicate that on your registration form.

If you registered and are unable to attend, please notify The Office of Student Development at 580-581-2209 or by email at


Note: For set-up purposes, when registering, please indicate which focus track you would be most interested.


Schedule of Events

*8:15 - 9:00 Check-In/Packet Pick-Up

9:20 - 10:10 Session 1


  1. Oppression Olympics: Coalition, Competition or Conflict to Reach the Top
  2. Inclusive Hiring: Human Resources Policies and Procedures
  3. The Power of Your Personality: Extroversion and Introversion in Leadership

 10:20 - 11:10 Session 2


  1. Intersectionality
  2. Disability Empowerment
  3. The Multigenerational Workforce

 *11:30 - 12:45 Lunch and Keynote Address 

1:00 - 1:35 Discussing Privilege

1:45 - 2:35 Session 3


  1. Representation in the Media
  2. Religion and How it Shapes Me
  3. More Than A Label: Finding Your Worth 

2:45 - 3:00 Closing and Door Prizes

*food and refreshments will be served


More Information

For specific questions in regard to the summit, please contact The Office of Student Development.

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Accommodations on the basis of a disability are available by contacting The Office of Student Development at 580-581-2209. 

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Contact Us

Olivia Polynice
Inclusion and Student Success Coordinator
(580) 581-2209