Diversity Lecture Series

Diversity Lecture Series

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is proud to present the Diversity Lecture Series, a series that features distinguished leaders and experts to inspire campus dialogue, community engagement and learning about the national narrative on diversity and inclusion. The speakers include scholars, thought leaders and diversity professionals whose research, scholarship, leadership and advocacy enhance the university's efforts to present diverse ideas, perspectives and viewpoints to inspire greater understanding and appreciation for diversity and inclusion.

The Diversity Lecture Series was made possible through support of various university departments at Wichita State University.

All events are free and open to the public.

Fall 2022 Speakers

Kwame Onwuachi

Diversity Lecture Series:
Notes from a Young Black Chef -
Ingredients for an Inclusive Workplace »

6:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 8
CAC Theater

Author of "Notes from a Young Black Chef," Kwame Onwuachi will share how to shine a light on the challenges their own organizations face, with memorable stories from his journey to illustrate the ingredients for success.

Alfredo Corchado

Diversity Lecture Series:
A Conversation with Alfredo Corchado »

6 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25
Rhatigan Student Center 301

An award-winning journalist, Alfredo Corchado will share his stories from the press and expertise on immigration, drug violence and foreign policy between the United States and Mexico.


Our Sponsors

Thank you to the following sponsors for supporting our Diversity Lecture Series:

Fidelity Bank

Elliott School of Communication

Newman University

Additional Sponsors/Supporters:
Empower, Office of First-Year Programs and more!

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