Join faculty, staff, and senior leadership at the New England HERC’s 4th Annual Diversity Conference, “Building Pipelines for Diversity.” The conference will be hosted by Northeastern University on December 9, 2014, from 8am-4pm at the Curry Student Center Ballroom, 346 Huntington Avenue. We are thrilled to be able to announce this year’s keynote speakers:
Carol Fulp is president and CEO of The Partnership, Inc., New England’s premier organization dedicated to leadership development for professionals of color. President Obama appointed Fulp as a Representative of the U.S. to the sixty-fifth Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Fulp serves on the board of directors of American Student Assistance Corporation and the Women’s Leadership Board of the Harvard Kennedy School, and she is a trustee of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation.
Dr. Ansley Abraham is founding director of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) State Doctoral Scholars Program in Atlanta, GA., one of the nation’s best-documented and nationally honored programs for producing minority Ph.D.s who seek faculty careers. The Doctoral Scholars Program annually sponsors the Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, a nationwide effort of state, federal, and private agencies and organizations committed to faculty diversity and the largest gathering of minority Ph.D. students in the nation. SREB is HERC’s newest non-profit partner, and members are eligible for discounts on subscriptions to the SREB scholars directory.
There are two time frames for volunteers:
Morning Volunteers: 7:30am-9:00am
1. Outside guides – these volunteers will help assist guests traveling from the Ruggles & Northeastern train stops make their way to the CSC
2. Registration – these volunteers will help check in guests, and distribute information packets
Daytime Volunteers: 10:30-11:15a & 2:00-3:00p
1. Room assistants: manage overflow and be present as a resource for questions about restroom, wireless info etc.
Please contact Jamie L. Bergeron to volunteer at firstname.lastname@example.org