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Inclusive Excellence Leadership Symposium

Dr. Damon A. Williams


Areas of Expertise

Dr.  Damon A.  Williams  is  an  award  winning  scholar, leader, and educator passionate about making  organizations  inclusive  and  excellent  for   all,   empowering   a   new   generation   of   diverse leaders for America.  He guides higher education  institutions,  government,  Fortune  500  companies,  and  non-profit  organizations  on  how  to  future  proof  themselves  by:  (1)  empowering  the  millennial  and  centennial  generations,  (2)  establishing  evidence-based  diversity and inclusion strategies, (3) engaging youth digitally, (4) building sustainable corporate responsibility and social impact initiatives, and (5) closing the educational and social achievement gap for vulnerable communities.


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Committing to Inclusive Excellence

UTSA is hosting its first Inclusive Excellence Leadership Symposium on February 24-26, 2020. This symposium is a learning, training, and professional development event that will offer sessions tailored for faculty, staff, and students that are designed to equip them with resources and tools to continue advancing the work of equity and inclusion on our campus. Marking the first anniversary of the Office of the Vice President for Inclusive Excellence, we are promoting the theme of Committing to Inclusive Excellence. UTSA is committed to promoting an environment where people from all backgrounds, and diverse points of view can engage, learn and thrive. To advance this goal, we ask that you also commit to inclusive excellence and join us during this symposium to gain knowledge and skills to promote diversity and inclusion in your everyday life.

We are excited to announce that Dr. Damon A. Williams, a renowned leader and scholar in the inclusive excellence field, will be joining us as a speaker and trainer for this event. He is a global thought leader having worked with more than 1,000 colleges and universities, Fortune 100 companies, foundations, and government agencies, as keynote speaker, strategist, educator, and social impact leader. Dr. Williams is the Chief Catalyst of the Center for Strategic Diversity Leadership & Social Innovation and will be bringing other experts on his team to help conduct the workshops on diversity and inclusion topics at this symposium.

Registration for the Inclusive Excellence Leadership Symposium will open in January 2020.

This event is for UTSA faculty, staff and students. It is voluntary and at no cost. Seats are limited. There will be sessions conducted on both the Main Campus and Downtown Campus.

Event Details
When: TBD
Where: UTSA Main Campus and Downtown Campus

Contact Us
For any questions please contact Feiyi Ring

Symposium Agenda - Coming soon!