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Keynote Speakers


Scholar. Educator. Administrator. Advocate.

Dr. Katherine S. Cho

Dr. Cho's research agenda centers on institutions— in their potential to change and transform to move closer towards social justice and in their reality of maintaining systems of oppression and manifesting harm.

Cultural Critic. Sociologist. Award-Winning Writer.

Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom

Author of Lower Ed and Thick which features Tressie’s version of the essay – or Tressays, as her devout fans refer to them – is part revolutionary pamphlet, part poetic chapbook, part sociological analysis, and part call-to-arms.

Storyteller. Public Theologian. Feminist.

Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez

Author of For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts. Creator of the Latina Rebels created to disrupt the binary expectations that are placed on Latinas bodies and minds.