Register for 35th annual WCTF Career Conference
Registration is now open for the U-M Women of Color Task Force’s 35th annual Career Conference to be held on Friday, March 3.
The university has a strong commitment to professional and personal development and this annual conference, now in its 35th year, represents a fantastic opportunity available to all faculty, staff and students.
This year's conference is themed, "U-M Staff: The Heart of Maize and Blue," and will focus on diversity in the workplace as well as the contributions of the university's talented and dedicated staff.
This event is open to all Michigan Medicine personnel and to the general public, however, registration is required to attend all conference events. The deadlline to register is Friday, Feb. 24.
Featured keynote speakers are Jane Elliott, anti-racism activist and educator, and Roland S. Martin, host and managing editor of News One Now, who will have an engaging discussion on "Race, Gender & Identity in the Workplace" moderated by Communication Studies Professor Robin Means Coleman.
The keynote address will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. in Hill Auditorium. The keynote is free, however, registration is requested for the morning lecture. Please click here to register for the keynote only.
Both keynote speakers will also be conducting workshop sessions and holding a book signing event. Conference attendees may choose from 20 workshop sessions throughout the day designed to support their professional and personal development.
Complete conference information, including the event schedule and workshop descriptions, is available here. U-M departments and units who are planning to register three or more persons for the WCTF conference should see the "Group Rates" section on the conference website for instructions to receive a discounted registration rate.
The Women of Color Task Force (WCTF) is a U-M staff organization that provides professional development, networking, and training opportunities for U-M employees, with a focus on addressing the needs of women of color staff members.