2022 Diversity Summit schedule and recordings

Session recordings from the 2022 Northern Nevada Diversity Summit

Schedule of events
Event Time
Opening remarks 8-8:30 a.m.
Keynote: Dr. M. Shadee Malaklou  8:30-9:30 a.m.
Group A, Sessions 1-6 9:35-10:45 a.m.
Group B, Sessions 1-6 10:50-11:55 a.m.
Lunch 12-1 p.m.
Keynote: Ed Morales  1-2 p.m.
Group C, Sessions 1-6 2:05-3:10 p.m.
Group D, Sessions 1-7 3:15-4:20 p.m.
President's Panel 4:25-5 p.m.
Closing remarks 5-5:10 p.m.

Opening remarks


  • Dr. Eloisa Gordon-Mora, University Diversity and Inclusion Officer
  • Kiana-Chante Vance, Chairwoman, Indigenous Club
  • Miguel Martinez, M.A.Ed TMCC Student Program Coordinator


  • President Brian Sandoval, University of Nevada Reno
  • Senator Catherine Cortez-Masto, Nevada
  • Senator Jackie Rosen, Nevada

Student Speech Competition

  • 1st Place: Hiding Behind My Mask: The Challenges of a Student, Xueying Zheng
  • 2nd Place: A Rough Transition, Jocelyn Simmons
  • 3rd Place: Healthy Habits Achieve Dreams, S.Lucile Purnell

Keynote: Dr. M. Shadee Malaklou (8:30–9:30 a.m.)


Group A schedule (9:35-10:10 a.m.)

Group A schedule (10:10-10:45 a.m.)


Group B schedule (10:50-12 p.m.)

Group B schedule (10:50-11:20 a.m.)

Group B Schedule (11:25 a.m.-12 p.m.)


Lunch 'n' Learn: Sheena Harvey (12-1 p.m.)


Keynote: Ed Morales (1–2 p.m.)


Group C schedule (2:05-3:10 p.m.)

Group C Schedule (2:05-2:35 p.m.)

Group C Schedule (2:40-3:15 p.m.)


Group D schedule (3:15-4:15 p.m.)

Group D Schedule (3:15-3:45 p.m.)

Group D Schedule (3:45-4:15 p.m.)


President's Panel

Closing reflection by Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) presidents:

  • President Acharya, Desert Research Institute
  • President Helens, Great Basin College
  • President Hilgersom, Truckee Meadows Community College
  • President Sandoval, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Interim President Dalpe, Western Nevada College

Closing remarks (5-5:15 p.m.)

  • Dr. Eloisa Gordon-Mora, University Diversity and Inclusion Officer, University of Nevada, Reno