Thursday, October 28, 2021

9:00 am – 9:50 am

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Presentation by Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings

10:00 am – 11:20 am

Using Oral History Methodology to Broaden America's Historical Tapestry

10:00 am – 11:20 am

Confronting The Rise of Social Justice Racism in the Age of Renewed American Exceptionalism

10:00 am – 11:20 am

Evaluating the Long-Term Impact of Discriminatory Violence and Interventions For Positive Solutions

10:00 am – 11:20 am

Work Excellence Explored Through Business Ownership, Leadership and Diversity in the Workplace

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Interrogating the Viability of Politics, Practices, and Rituals of The Black Church

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Extending Methods That Promote Black Research In the Hard Sciences

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Opportunities for the Offices of Admissions and Human Resources to Further Commitments to Inclusivity

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Exploring the Needs of the Health Care Industry

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

In My Power: I Empower: Moving Black Youth from Spirit-Murder to Emotional Emancipation

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

The University of Wyoming Black Studies Center Widens The Dominant Historical Discourse By Challenging The Mainstream Narrative

2:55 pm – 3:55 pm

Live Research Poster Session (Room A)

2:55 pm – 3:55 pm

Live Research Poster Session (Room B)

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Black Health and Wellness Matters: Mind, Body, and Soul

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Safe Havens: How Educational Leaders can Support Black Girls Navigate the STEAM Pipeline

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Teaching and Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic: How I Navigated the Pivot From Teaching in Person to an Online Format

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

The Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Re-envisioning an Ally-Centered Workplace: Best Practices Surrounding Coalition Building and Collaboration in K-12 Systems

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Exploring the Barriers and Facilitators of Successful Academic Integration of Black Graduate Students Engaged in Anti-Oppression Work

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Counseling 101: The Facts, Process, and Reality of Therapy

Friday, October 29, 2021

9:00 am – 9:50 am

Keynote Presentation by Dr. Yvette McQueen

10:00 am – 11:20 am

A Quest to Address and Correct Gender Inequities in Leadership

10:00 am – 11:20 am

Crafting A Blueprint For Change in Educational Attainment

10:00 am – 11:20 am

The Problematic Presence of the Black Body in the American Medical Narrative

10:00 am – 11:20 am

Adhering to the Demands for Antiracist Pedagogy and Safe Spaces for Black Students on College Campuses

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

An Analysis of the Ramifications of Oppressive Milieus: Education, Media, and Microaggressions

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Recognizing the Embedded Quandaries That Persist For Blacks in STE(A)M Professions

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

The Ideology of Inferiority: Identifying Justifications That Promote and Protect Racist Policies

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

An Assessment of Social Movements and Transformation, Trends and Possibilities

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Mahogany Legacy Project: The Progressive Change of Employment

2:55 pm – 3:55 pm

Live Research Poster Session (Room A)

2:55 pm – 3:55 pm

Live Research Poster Session (Room B)

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

From Schoolhouse to Publishing House: Taking your writing to the next level

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Getting into Government

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Social/Emotional Learning for Adults

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Navigating Your Career as a Young Black Professional

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Beyond Academia: Leveraging Your Doctoral Degree for Maximum Impact

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Leveraging Professional Experience for Doctoral Admission and Completion Success: Case Reviews

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Black Excellence in Practice: Trusting the Leadership Process

Saturday, October 30, 2021

9:00 am – 9:50 am

Keynote Presentation by Dr. Boyce Watkins

10:00 am – 11:20 am

A Guide For Examining Support Mechanisms in Post-Secondary Education

10:00 am – 11:20 am

An Exploration of the Intricacies and Realities of Marginalized Student Populations in Higher Education

10:00 am – 11:20 am

The Ideology of Enduring Responsibility: Methods to Sustain a Culturally Competent Educational Environment

10:00 am – 11:20 am

Independent Black Educational Institutions and HBCU's On-Ramps for Cultural Credibility and Self-Determination

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Reckoning with the Racial Realities that Obstruct Academic Success for Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Debunking the Myths of African Inferiority: How the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Subjugated African Heritage and Resources

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Revisiting the Practicality of Eurocentric Educational Paradigms on Student Success For College Students

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Calls for Educational and Social Reconstruction in Higher Education

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Leading While Black: Strategies for Surviving the Worst Bosses

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Reimagining Mentorship: Strategies and Outcomes for Self-Initiated Mentoring for Black Women

2:55 pm – 3:55 pm

Live Research Poster Session (Room A)

2:55 pm – 3:55 pm

Live Research Poster Session (Room B)

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Navigating Your Career outside of Academia

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Social Justice Activism in the Academy and Beyond in the Age of Black Lives Matter

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Emotional Intelligence and The Front-Line Leader’s Impact on People, Performance, Productivity

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Considering Intervention Strategies for Black Older Adults and Substance Use during COVID

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Social Support – Essential to the Reduction of Recidivism

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

From Intent to Action: Leadership Development in Data Science

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Case Study Analysis of Dorsey’s Leadership Model For Underrepresented Students