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2017 Staff Leadership Summit Presentations & Resources

KU Seventh Annual Staff Leadership Summit|Diversity and Inclusion: Why It Matters

Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Kansas Union | Event Program

MORNING KEYNOTE

Introduction by Mike Rounds, Vice Provost for Human Resource Management

Neeli Bendapudi, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor


BREAKOUT SESSIONS

SESSION: Better Intercultural Communication

Presented by Chuck Olcese, Director, International Student Services; Joe Potts, Assistant Vice Provost, Office of International Programs; and Alison Watkins, Communications Director, Office of International Programs
Presentation | Better Intercultural Communication

SESSION: Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone: Fostering More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Work Spaces

Presented by Nicole Hodges Persley, Associate Professor & Acting Chair, Department of Theatre

SESSION: Changing Perspectives and Opening Doors: The Impact of the ADA on the Lives of Individuals with Disabilities

Presented by Catherine Johnson, Director, ADA Resources Center for Equity and Accessibility
Presentation  | Changing Perspectives and Opening Doors: The Impact of the ADA on the Lives of Individuals with Disabilities

SESSION: Communicating for Inclusion: Everyday Strategies for Making a Difference​

Presented by Angela Gist, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies and Angie Pastorek, Program Manager & Faculty, Professional Workplace Communication, Edwards campus
Presentation  |  Communicating for Inclusion: Everyday Strategies for Making a Difference​
Handouts | Glossary of DEI Terms, Resources, 2017 Schedule of Link & Learns taught by KU communication studies faculty

SESSION: Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma, and Burn Out, OH MY! ​

Presented by Jen Brockman, Director, Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center
Presentation  |  Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma, and Burn Out, OH MY! 

SESSION: Enhancing Workplace Culture through Bystander Intervention

Presented by Al Jones, GSP/Corbin Complex Manager, Student Housing, and Josh Jones, Title IX Investigator, Institutional Opportunity & Access
Presentation  |  Enhancing Workplace Culture through Bystander Intervention

SESSION: Expanding Your KU Network

Presented by Linda Luckey, Chief of Staff, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Presentation  |  Expanding Your KU Network

SESSION: Focus Group

Presented by the 2016-2017 KU Staff Fellows

SESSION: Mandatory Reporting of Harassment, Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Violence Training

Presented by Julie Vivas, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, The Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access

SESSION: Trauma Informed Response: Responding to Students, Staff, and Faculty Experiencing Trauma

Presented by Jen Brockman, Director, Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center​
Presentation  |  Trauma Informed Response: Responding to Students, Staff, and Faculty Experiencing Trauma
Handouts  |  Examples of Trauma Informed Responses

SESSION: Understanding Self as a Tool for Cultural Competence

Presented by Precious Porras, Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
Presentation  |  Understanding Self as a Tool for Cultural Competence

 

 

LUNCH, NETWORKING AND INFORMATION TABLES        

AFTERNOON SESSIONS - TED-like Talks

Because you are Powerful, that's why!

Presented by Vanessa Delgado, Assistant Director, Student Involvement & Leadership Center (SILC), Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity

Presentation  |  Because you are Powerful, that's why!

The Seesaw Part III: Why Social Justice Matters More than Ever
Presented by Jameelah Jones, Academic Services Coordinator, KU McNair Scholars Program

Institutions Aren't Built For All of Us

Presented by Shannon Portillo, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator, School of Public Affairs & Administration

Afternoon Keynote

Doing the Work
Presented by Michael Wade Smith, Executive Director of Marketing and Advancement, Office of the Provost
Presentation  |  Doing the Work 

Closing Speaker

Diane Goddard, Vice Provost for Administration and Finance


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