All Monthly Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Hall of Fame Chophouse, 1004 Brett Favre Pass, Green Bay, WI. from 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
September 20th Luncheon Featured Speaker:
Dr. Kimberly Barrett
Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion and Associate Dean of Faculty at Lawrence University
Topic: Feminist Reflections on Enlightened Leadership for Our Common Good
The presention will explore personal life lessions learned by Dr. Barrett regarding how we use leadership opportunities to help create more just and inclusive organizations and communities. These lessons will be discussed from the perspective of black feminist theory and theories of authentic leadership. The goal is to empower the audience to use their realms of influence, both formal and informal, to work toward the common good.
Dr. Kimberly Barrett currently serves as Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Lawrence University. In this position provides leadership for creating a more inclusive Lawrence in which each student, faculty and staff member is supported in reaching their unique potential. Barrett has more than 25 years of experience working with faculty, students, governing boards, community members and others to promote learning, student development, social justice and diversity. Prior to joining Lawrence, she served as Vice President for Multicultural Affairs & Community Engagement at Wright State University.
Prior to joining Wright State, Dr. Barrett held several administrative positions in higher education in the United States and Canada. Some of these include Vice President for Student Affairs, Vice Provost, Director of Multicultural Affairs and founding Director of the Women’s Center at Murray State University. She has also taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and coordinated a graduate program.
Dr. Barrett has been active in a variety of community organizations in a number of states whose goals relate to achieving social and economic justice including a group in Alabama that started a Mental Health Court diversion program for Shelby County. Some of her civic activities locally include being a member of the Rotary International, 100+ Women Who Care, the leadership council for the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Minority Business Partnership, and serving on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Greater Dayton. She was also the recent recipient of a DiversityFIRST Award from the National Diversity Council.
Dr. Barrett has made numerous presentations at regional, national and international conferences, discussing topics such as Diversity Education and the Public Good and Ten years of breaking glass: A black feminist reflects on equity in higher education. She has published articles in professional journals and newspapers. Since 1992, Barrett has also served as a diversity consultant.
Barrett obtained her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale, her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Murray State University, and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Pfeiffer College in Misenheimer, North Carolina.
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Meetings held the 3rd
Wednesday of each month
at Hall of Fame Chophouse
1004 Brett Favre Pass
Green Bay, WI
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
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