September 8, 2014


Dear Colleague:

You are cordially invited to "U-Diversity: a Professional Development Leadership Conference for Diversity and Inclusion for the 21st Century", a two-day conference exploring cultural inclusive training and Intergroup Dialogue (IGD).  It will be held on November 7-8, 2014 at Binghamton University's Innovative Technologies Complex.  U-Diversity will equip you with skills, tools and resources to transform cultural competency and diversity awareness into actionable results in your every day practice.

Faculty and staff of higher education as well as local community and educational partners are welcome to attend. Those with direct responsibilities for diversity or inclusion work or passions for diversity education are strongly encouraged to attend. All workshops in this U-Diversity conference will provide participants with opportunities for building equity and inclusion utilizing the IGD model.

We encourage you to join us.  For more information, please contact Tanyah Barnes, diversity fellow, at or 607-777-3654.

Looking forward to seeing you there!



Valerie Hampton
chief diversity officer
Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Nicole Sirju-Johnson, Ph.D
U-Diversity conference chair
Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


(download invitation as pdf)

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