FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RELEASE NO. 17-12WEST POINT TO HOST DIVERSITY CONFERENCE – Sept. 24, 2012
WEST POINT, N.Y. – The U.S. Military Academy’s Diversity Leadership Council, in conjunction with the Association of Graduates, will host the 13th annual Diversity Leadership Conference from Oct. 3-4 at Eisenhower Hall.
This year’s theme is “Diversity: Your Road to Readiness.” The event is open to the public and attendees must register on line under the Office of Diversity at www.usma.edu. The two-day conference sessions will explore best practices and approaches for harnessing the holistic power of the talent that exists in culturally diverse organizations. Speakers include:
Alva Mason (Oct. 3 Morning Plenary) Manager of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.
Gen. Dennis L. Via (Oct. 3 Lunch Plenary) Commanding General, U.S. Army Material Command
Vipp Jaswal (Oct. 3 Dinner Plenary) Fox News Channel, International Development and Business
Dr. Martina Carroll-Garrison (Oct. 3 Cadet Evening Lecture and Keynote Address) Department of Justice
Larry Stubblefield (Oct. 4 Morning Plenary) Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Diversity and Leadership, Assistant Secretary of the Army, Manpower & Reserve Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Marc H. Morial (Oct. 4 Lunch Plenary) President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League
Alvin Law (Oct 4. Capstone Speaker) Motivational speaker, born without arms, he is referred to as an “overachiever” opposed to a man with a “disability.”