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Diversity THINKposium

September 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

The annual Diversity THINKposium is a meeting of interested participants on a particular issue or topic, engaged speakers providing data and context, a free exchange of ideas, and fuel for creative problem solving. The program is led by the Chief Diversity Officer at Carolina and developed by a planning committee represented by members from multiple units and departments at Carolina. The THINKposium is meant to be a non-conventional approach to addressing diversity, inspiring action, and facilitating the solution-making process.

5th annual Diversity THINKposium: “Exploring Our Stories”
public session
will be held Wednesday, September 20
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Friday Center for Continuing Education

This year’s session will feature:

  • Keynote by Dr. William Ferris, Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History; Senior Associate Director of CSAS and Adjunct Professor in the Curriculum in Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Narratives from Carolina’s faculty and staff on using stories to advance diversity in their areas of work
  • Breakout sessions for knowledge sharing and networking

The THINKposium is free to attend, but req

uires registration due to limited seating. To confirm your attendance, simply register here to reserve your seat at the event. If you have already registered for the program, you do not need to reregister; simply respond to the invitation in your email that was sent last week to previous registrants.


September 20, 2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm


The Friday Center
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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