“Start where you are, but don’t stay there”
— Manya Whitaker



Counternarratives from Women of Color Academics, (Panel Discussion), University of North Texas, April 12th

The State of Education in Colorado, (Keynote Address), Colorado Public Achievement Conference, April 13th

Reimagining Women of Color in Higher Education, (Fireside Chat), University of Denver, April 24th

Managing Up in Academia, (Keynote Address), University of California Los Angeles, April 26th

Supporting Women of Color in Academe, (Panel Discussion), Colorado College, September 9th



Ensuring Equity in K-12, (Keynote Address), Mountain Vista Community School

What is School Choice and How Do I Choose?, (Parent Workshop), African American Youth Leadership Conference

Leveraging Student Identities in the Classroom, (Teacher Presentation), Educating Children of Color Summit

Moving Beyond the Ivory Tower: Doing Research That Matters, (Keynote Address), Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum

Power and Privilege in the Classroom (Faculty Workshop), Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Advocating for Yourself as a Male of Color, (Student Workshop), Educating Children of Color Summit

Becoming a Culturally Responsive Educator, (Teacher Workshop), Imagination Celebration’s Summer Teacher Institute

Showing Up to Show Out: Student Empowerment and Student Responsibility, (Student Workshop), Franklin Pierce University

Beyond Race: Unpacking Whiteness in the Classroom, (Faculty Workshop), Franklin Pierce University

Start Where You Are, (2017 Baccalaureate Address), Colorado College