MNADE Conference 2021
Friday, September 24th, 2021
St. Cloud State University
Equitable Access to Higher Education
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Anne Phibbs
Founder and President of Strategic Diversity Initiatives
Anne Phibbs, PhD
Friday, Sept. 24, 8:45 - 10:30 a.m.
From Allyship to Leadership: Agency, Accountability, and Emotional Intelligence.
Champions for Social Justice: Best Pracitces for Creating Real Change in our Institutions.
10:45 - 11:40 a.m.
In her role as founder and President of Strategic Diversity Initiatives, she helps organizations move their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts forward with training, consultation, audits, assessments, and strategic planning. Anne directed LGBTQ offices at both Metropolitan State University and the University of Minnesota. She also served as Director of Education in the Office for Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota, where she built a DEI leadership program centered around emotional intelligence. Anne earned her PhD in Philosophy and Feminist Studies from the University of Minnesota and lives in Minneapolis.