39th Annual WCTF Career Conference Recordings & Resources Now Available

Thank you for supporting the annual Women of Color Task Force career conference! You may now view selected recordings, handouts, and resources shared during the conference workshops and keynote sessions on this CEW+ webpage. Conference attendees will also receive a certificate of attendance via email to confirm their participation in this event.

The University of Michigan Women of Color Task Force hosted its 39th annual career conference virtually on March 4-5, 2021.

On Thursday, March 4, the opening keynote program featured U-M alumnae Corie Pauling, senior vice president, chief inclusion and diversity officer, and head of corporate social responsibility for TIAA, who discussed strategies for creating inclusive anti-racist workspaces. Following her remarks, a nationally renowned panel of healthcare experts responded to questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and how it works to develop immunity.

The closing keynote program on Friday, March 5, featured US State representative the Honorable Rashida Tlaib, MI-13 and U-M alumnae, state representative, and Davenport University vice president for strategic partnerships, Lisa Howze, discussing the role of women in the state’s economic recovery strategy.

Click here to view the full interactive conference program. Please take note of the fact that the conference program is interactive; feel free to click on bolded words, images, graphics, and ads to read and learn more.