Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference

“Going Beyond Politics”

The theme for the 2019 conference is “Going Beyond Politics”, featuring keynote speakers Jossie Valentin, Tahirah Amatul-Wadud and more . This conference will consist of workshops that focus on the topics of peer networking, professional and personal development, and leadership opportunities. Most importantly, this conference will provide a space to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of women of color.

About the Conference

The SGA Students of Color Committee prides itself on creating spaces where students can continue to question, challenge and cultivate their minds in order to advance personal growth, commitment, and social advocacy for historically underrepresented communities. In addition, we strive to encourage open dialogues and raise consciousness about issues and intersections prevalent in modern day society regarding race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and many more identities. We strive for these goals by continuing to open the event to all individuals. The primary audience is self identifying women and gender minorities of color across the Five­ Colleges (age 4 +), including faculty and staff, members of the Pioneer Valley Community, and beyond. Co-sponsored by the Weissman Center for Leadership.

Conference Registration

Sat, Apr 6, 2019 9am to 10am

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Registration tables will be set up in the lobby prior to the start of the conference.

Mary Woolley Hall, Lobby

Business Expo

Sat, Apr 6, 2019 2:15pm to 2:45pm

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The Business Expo will highlight businesses that are owned by, support and/or serve people of color.

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

Student Highlight Workshop: Destiny Williams ’19

Sat, Apr 6, 2019 2:45pm to 3:15pm

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Destiny Williams '19 has dedicated much of undergraduate career to advocating for underrepresented minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). As a chemistry major with...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

Keynote: Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference

Sat, Apr 6, 2019 4pm to 5:30pm

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Panel Discussion with Na’ilah Amaru, Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, and Jossie Valentin. Moderator: Sophia Marcellus ’21, Chair of the SGA Students of Color Committee. Free and open to the public. Doors...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

VIP Meet and Greet

Sat, Apr 6, 2019 6pm to 7pm

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Open to registered conference attendees and presenters Only.

Mary Woolley Hall, New York Room