About the Seminar:
Today, more than ever the University environment is becoming an increasingly diverse space for students, faculty and staff to navigate. Understanding the components of DEI is essential in engaging this ever changing social environment. This session allows for participants to gain a deeper understanding of DEI by understanding how we individually and collectively create the environments that bring about belonging.
About the Speaker:
Patrice M. Palmer (they/them/their pronouns) calls the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Detroit, Michigan home. Patrice is the inaugural Assistant Dean and the Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Initiatives for the College of Business at Colorado State University. In 2022 Patrice was named one of 10 United States Top Voices in Racial Equity by Linkedin. As a doctoral student in the School of Education at Baylor University, Patrice’s research centers inclusionary work cultures and systems level leadership praxis. Through teaching and curriculum design Patrice is a sought-after DEI expert that has been featured on numerous podcasts, panels and lecture series promoting the inclusion of all within the workplace!