2014 Diversity Conference
The Changing Diversity Footprint:
Saturday, April 5, 2014
The S.T.E.P.S. Conference provides a unique opportunity to engage in a conversation about diversity and inclusiveness in all aspects of society. This is a one-day event that will take place at Penn State Altoona from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. There is no fee for participating in this conference but we ask that attendees register early due to limited space.
The Diversity Leadership Conference is sponsored by the Penn State Altoona Mosaic Committee, the Office of Institutional Equity, Diversity and International Student Services, and Mount Aloysius Office of Student Affairs.
Who Should Attend?
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
9:30 - 10:25 a.m.
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
11:50 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Joshua Fredenburg is a National Speaker, Author, Leadership Expert, and Generation Y Television Commentator that is on a mission to empower at least 1 BILLION LEADERS WORLDWIDE with effective leadership, career, relationship, and success strategies that will enable them to make a positive impact in their community, nation, and world!
For the past seven years, Joshua has appeared as a television guest on BET, the Wayne Brady Show, the KTLA Morning Show in Los Angeles, the Daily Buzz Nation Morning Show, and many other familiar radio and television programs throughout the country. He has also served as a dynamic Keynote Speaker in 42 different states for lectures, leadership conferences, retreats, and trainings at high schools, colleges, non-profit organizations, and different corporate events.
In addition to his successful speaking and television career, Joshua has published four books and has developed an annual national leadership conference, Circle of Change Leadership Conference, that prepares student leaders in college for executive-level leadership positions after graduation and connects student leaders with executives from companies such as Pepsi, Columbia Pictures, Hewlett Packard, CNN, UPS, MTV, VH-1, NBC Universal, IBM, Warner Brothers, Chipotle, Disney, and Fox to name a few. He also mentors and coaches student leaders throughout the country, writes a popular monthly newsletter on issues that revolves around leadership, career, and relationship success, is pursuing a PhD in Organizational Leadership at Nova Southeastern College, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Lois Swan Leadership Center at California State University, Long Beach.
As a keynote speaker, Joshua has been well received by a variety of different audiences for his amazing energy, inspiring and engaging messages, insightful wisdom and knowledge about leadership and his strong commitment to helping emerging and seasoned leaders become great leaders of the 21st Century. He has also been very popular amongst high school and college audiences because of his positive attitude, exciting presentations, authentic message and his strong ability to connect and make his message relatable to diverse audiences throughout the country.
Directions, Maps, and More
GPS - Ivyside Campus - Juniata Gap entrance
Call for Papers
The call for papers will close on March 24, 2014. The S.T.E.P.S. Conference seeks to provide an international, inter- and trans-disciplinary platform for exchange of ideas in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion in society. The conference welcomes participation and presentations by academics, policy makers, and practitioners. We welcome submissions for proposal that make empirical, theoretical, practical or methodological contribution to our understanding of diversity.
Each presentation sessions will be 45 minutes long.
Suggested Strands for presentation and poster sessions:
The above are only suggested strands. If your proposal does not fit into any one of these strands, please submit it under G- Other Diversity Related Issues.