Leadership Conferences

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Several leadership conferences are offered on campus throughout the academic year and are free or low cost to all CCD students. These conference opportunities cover a broad spectrum of current topics to help further both your academic education and your future career prospects. Each conference offers a keynote speaker and workshops where students can discuss the topics and network with attendees.

22nd Annual Women’s Leadership Conference: Leading Beyond the Binary

March 8, 2018, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Tivoli Student Union, Auraria Campus

Celebrate Women's History Month | Food Provided | All Genders Welcome

The Annual Women's Leadership Conference kicks off Women's History Month. This annual conference highlights women's leadership and provides opportunities to network, develop skills, find solutions and grow ideas from a multitude of perspectives.

Please join us to celebrate Women's History Month. This leadership conference is free for students.

14th Annual Latinx Leadership Summit

March 29, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | St. Cajetan's Center, Auraria Campus

The Annual Latino Leadership Summit celebrates the life, leadership, and work of César Chavez. The day is filled with relevant speakers, student activism, culture, dance and art programs following the example and leadership established by César Chavez.

The keynote speaker for this year's conference is Jennicet Gutierrez. Gutierrez received national attention when she interrupted President Obama during a dinner celebration at the White House honoring LGBTQ accomplishments. She asked the President to" release all LGBTQ immigrants from detention and stop all deportations". She is an activist for transgender and immigrant rights and helped found La Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement.

Please Join us for this annual celebration. The conference is free for students.

Higher Education Diversity Summit (HEDS)

2018 | Date TBA

HEDS promotes inclusive excellence through a day-long conference every spring. The workshops present information on a wide range of topics including issues such as LGBTQ, accessibility, diversity, social justice, and inclusive excellence.