EDI + Leadership
The Bridge to Change Conference is an opportunity to bring student leaders together to explore inclusive leadership while focusing on equity and diversity. Through experiential workshops, a keynote presentation, and intentional time to reflect with fellow participants, students will be able to explore critical topics impacting our campus community today.
Sunday, February 19th 2023
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Students will be able to learn about various areas of diversity while developing an understanding of their personal role in the greater picture. Sessions will be provided for students of all training levels to help continue our campus goal of creating a culture of inclusion. Additionally, this conference allows students to complete four of their ten required sessions for the Student EDI Certificate.
The Bridge to Change Conference is an annual event. This event is student-run and addresses current issues within our community.
Student EDI Conference Tentative Spring Schedule 2023
|10:30 - 11am||Registration and Check-In|
|11 - 11:15am||Lunch (Grab and Find Seating)|
|11:15 - 12pm||Keynote Speaker|
|12 - 12:10pm||Bathroom Break/ Find Your Workshop|
|12:10 - 1pm||Breakout Session 1|
|1 - 1:10pm||Bathroom Break/ Find Your Workshop|
|1:10 - 2pm||Breakout Session 2|
|2 - 2:20pm||Short Sessions (panel(s), make and take, short activities)|
|2:20 - 2:30pm||Bathroom Break/ Find Your Workshop|
|2:30 - 3:30pm||Breakout Session 3|
|3:30 - 4pm||Large Group Reflections (in small groups - set rooms with pods or table groups)|
Meet the Keynote - Anthony Wallace, Multicultural Student Services Coordinator
Learn more about Anthony here: https://www.uwec.edu/news/news/rooted-in-theory-informed-by-experience-anthony-wallace-22-5160/
Bridge to Change Committee Members
The Bridge to Change Conference is sponsored by the following departments and student organizations:
- Center for EDI Training, Development and Education & the Peer Diversity Educators
- Multicultural Student Services
- Residence Hall Association
- Activities, Involvement and Leadership
- Gender and Sexuality Resource Center
- Housing and Residence Life