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Eccles School Week Symposium: Creating Our Inclusive Future

February 24, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Monday, February 25: A Global Marketplace that Drives Diversity

10:00 – 11:00 AM: “The Power of Inclusion” | Katie Abby – Assistant Dean, Business Career Services | GARFF Auditorium

12:05 – 1:15 PM: “Becoming a Valuable and Inclusive Employee” – Young Alumni Panel | GARFF Auditorium

3:30 – 4:30 PM: “My Immigrant Story” | Bassam Salem – CEO Atlas RTX | GARFF Auditorium​

Tuesday, February 26: Empathy Fuels Connection: Breaking Down Barriers

10:00 – 11:00 AM: “Strategic Leadership: How to Leverage Diverse Voices” | Dr. Patricia Gorman – Professor and Managing Director, Goff Strategic Leadership Center | GARFF Auditorium

12:05 – 1:15 PM: “The Threat of Stereotypes” | Dr. Barbara Blair, Assistant Professor and student Tamara Calzado | GARFF Auditorium

Wednesday, February 27: Continuous Curiosity: Fresh Approaches, New Tools

8:00 – 11:30 AM: BLinc Service Engagement | SFEBB Lobby

Meet your friends from BLinc in the SFEBB lobby! Join the student leaders of the Eccles School for a fun activity

12:05 – 1:15 PM: Keynote Address: “The Flight to Excellence” | GARFF Auditorium

Hear from William “T” Thompson, attorney and past president and CEO of the Association of Graduates at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He will share his experiences and share how he has pursued excellence in all facets of his life. You must RSVP to attend this session.

3:30 – 4:30 PM: “Inclusive Entrpreneurship” Womenpreneur Group | SFEBB 7170

Hear from the Womenpreneur Group about making entrepreneurship a welcoming space for all.

Friday, March 1: Celebrating the Inclusive Future of Work

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Case Competition | GARFF Auditorium

Come support the teams perticipating in the case competition! All studewnts, faculty and staff are welcome.


February 24, 2019
March 1, 2019
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