2nd Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Symposium
February 10 | 8:30am - 1:30pm | HEB Student Union Ballrooms 1 & 2
The Alvarez College of Business and the Alvarez Student Success Center will host their 2nd Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Symposium. The theme for this year is inclusive leadership. Featuring Keynote Speaker Melissa Majors a crowd-pleasing speaker who masters brain-friendly talks that engage her audiences and spark not just inspiration but action as well. Melissa Majors is the author of The 7 Simple Habits of Inclusive Leaders, creator of Melissa Majors Consulting, in’klooded®, and Community Keynotes®. She is an innovator and optimizer of education, inclusion, & leadership strategies. She has dedicated her career to maximizing the business impact associated with these areas of focus.Her firm has extensive experience and a proven reputation for driving better business
outcomes through innovative and inclusive strategic planning. They bring deep expertise in
improving profitability and innovation, boosting team and organizational performance, and
optimizing inclusion strategies. Melissa formally studied strategy and innovation at Harvard
Melissa is featured in publications such as Forbes Magazine, Smart Meetings, The Meeting
Professional, NorthStar Meetings Group's Eventful Podcast, The Event DR, and on the keynote
stage at events such as Meeting Professional's International's WEC, Matthews Asia, Orthofix,
Blue Shield of CA, State Street, Institute for Internal Auditors, and many more.
Melissa delivers education and coaching talks on various subjects associated with
leadership, learning, and "blameless" inclusion. She differentiates her content by blending
research, neuroscience, purposeful stories, and fun.
Alvarez College of Business, Alvarez Student Success Center, Valero, Dell Technologies