Registration open for 35th annual WCTF Career Conference

February 3, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

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.

This event is open to all Michigan Medicine personnel (staff, faculty and students) and to the general public, however, registration is required to attend all conference events.

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.