The conference registration fee includes admission to faculty forums, concurrent sessions, Opening Reception, Keynote Luncheon, Awards Ceremony Luncheon, Poster Reception, and select Networking events.
Special Guests and Speakers
Mr. Clinton D. White serves as the Counselor for the United States Agency for International Development. He has more than 20 years of experience in the public sector and is a member of the Senior Foreign Service. Counselor White has previously served the U.S. government in the Caribbean, Egypt, Pakistan, Senegal and Ghana. Mr. White’s career also includes working with national and municipal governments as well as a range of private-sector and civil-society groups, including those representing women, youth, and marginalized communities, in their efforts to improve the lives of families, communities, and countries.
He is committed to the goals of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility where everyone has an opportunity to thrive. Mr. White has championed partnerships with U.S. Minority Service Institutions in the higher education system and has been a strong advocate for the rights and inclusion of underrepresented populations in the development process. He believes that by including the voices of all members of society, we can build bridges to tackle some of the world’s most vexing development and humanitarian challenges.