Event Information

Registration 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Auditorium Doors Open 12:30 PM

Program 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Reception 4:30 to 5:30 PM


Dick Pryor – KGOU Radio- Master of Ceremonies 

Marion Paden – Leadership Oklahoma – Master of Ceremonies 

First Session – Enacting Equity

1:00 – Alyssa Provencio, PhD, Professor of Political Science/Public Administration UCO
1:20 – Darrell Davis, Mayor of Edmond

1:40 – Iman Enchassi, PhD, Professor of Religion UCO

2:00 – Elizabeth Larios, The Alliance for Economic Development
2:20 – James Cooper, Oklahoma City Council, Ward 2

Break – Performance by Zonly Looman – Bison Painting and Donation

2nd Session – Illuminating Inclusion

3:00 – MeShawn Green, Inclusion and Belonging Consultant, CSAA IG
3:20 – Patrick Conlon, Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO

3:40 – James Pepper Henry, Oklahoma First Americans Museum Director

4:00 – Garland McWatters, Author and Speaker, Live INpowered
4:20 – JC Watts, Former US Congressman

Networking Reception and Happy Hour 4:30 to 5:30 

University of Central Oklahoma Nigh University Center Constitution Hall
100 N University
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

Parking Passcodes Provided for Nigh University Center East Entrance with Reservations.

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