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Wisconsin Leadership Summit schedule released

Here it is — the panel schedule for the third annual Wisconsin Leadership Summit! Twenty five panels organized into five daily tracks including government & business, education, social justice, health & wellness, and allyship & affinity. We’ve already announced a few of the moderators and will announce more in the coming days, along with other events surrounding these panels. Check the schedule, plan your week, and register today!

Monday, October 5: Government & Business

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Building an Entrepreneurial EcoSystem: Who we need at the table to continue to grow and sustain the spirit of entrepreneurship for people of color.

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM: Words to Live By — Moving Beyond the D&I Statements : Authentic inclusion to create a diverse culture and profession.

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM: Lunch

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM: Economic Empowerment in the time of COVID: Access to support, investment and development so we can reopen and thrive.

2:00 PM – 3:15 PM: Supporting Staff of Color Beyond Your Walls : The role of business in community investment.

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM: How to Keep Our Talent to Ourselves : What can our state do to keep our talent of color working and thriving at home

Tuesday, October 6 – Education

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Redefining Success: How do we measure the success of our students and bridge even larger achievement gaps during COVID?

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM: Pandemic, Protest and Pedagogy: How do we make space for the movement, higher learning and our safety?

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM: Lunch

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM: In their Own Words : How do students feel now that they’ve returned? What do they still need?

2:00 PM – 3:15 PM: Protecting Our Brightest to Preserve our Future : The importance of retaining and supporting our students of color during a pandemic to protect the economic health of our state.

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM: The New and Future Normal: What to anticipate for the rest of the Fall, Spring and future for our students of color.

Wednesday, October 7 – Social Justice

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM: The Politics of Social Justice : Navigating our roles as public servants in the push for social justice.

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM: To Reform and Redefine: The rethinking of how we police our neighborhoods and schools, and redefine punishment.

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM: Lunch

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM: Creating Our Own Path to Justice: How youth leaders are continuing action into the next season of change.

2:00 PM – 3:15pm: Faith in Action: How faith leaders are confronting COVID, uprising and inequity in their congregations.

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM: The Winding Roads Toward Justice: How can the many paths toward justice co-exist and inform each other

Thursday, October 8 – Health & Wellness

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Racism: The continuing public health crisis

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM: Health Equity During A Pandemic: How COVID continues to spotlight what we know, and how health professionals are trying to take action in our state.

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM: Lunch

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM: Healing in Limbo: Youth panel on mental health during the time of COVID and unrest.

2:00 PM – 3:15pm: The COVID-19 Impact: Health officials discuss how they have had to adjust priorities and strategies to combat the virus in our communities and state.

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM: To Practice What We Preach: How leaders take care of themselves.

Friday, October 9th – Allyship and Affinity

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM: AAPI – Representation, Reflection and Being Seen in Wisconsin

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM: Black Oxygen: The Panel Talk

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM: Lunch

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM: Indigenous in Wisconsin : A panel of our Native brothers and sisters and their shared experience in Wisconsin

2:00 PM – 3:15pm: Sí Se Puede: The Latino Talk Back

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM: Real Talk with Henry Sanders: Allyship and Affinity

Times & Panels are Subject to Change.