Session 1

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Dr. Tarra Ellis

Dr. Tarra Ellis is an assistant professor of education at Wingate University whose talk will focus on equity in urban education.

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Rachael Flatt

Rachael Flatt is a graduate student at UNC pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. As a former professional figure skater, Rachael is passionate about mental health, particularly for athletes.

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Ryan Lawton

Ryan Lawton is a UNC senior studying business administration. As a person of color, he will speak about "The Ebb & Flows of Imposterism Throughout Life" as one experiences change.


Emily Neville

Emily Neville is a student at NC State and the founder of Reborn Clothing Co., a company that helps divert textile waste from landfills and give consumers an upcycling option for their garments.


Lee Mun Wah

Lee Mun Wah is an internationally renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker, author, educator, community therapist, and master diversity trainer. He will speak about cross-cultural communication and conflict mediation.

Featured Performer

Hanna Watson

Hanna Watson is a UNC student and spoken word artist who will perform her poetry during the conference.