Continuing the legacy of developing African American student leaders at PWIs and HBCUs, the African American Student Leadership Experience (AASLE) is a four-day intensive experience where students will interact with prominent keynote speakers and facilitators in the area of leadership development. Students attending the AASLE will be challenged to put theory into practice, thus having a leadership experience in real time.
ACPA, founded in 1924 by May L. Cheney, has nearly 7,500 members representing 1,200 private and public institutions from across the U.S. and around the world. ACPA members include graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in student affairs/higher education administration programs, faculty, and student affairs educators, from entry level to senior student affairs officers, and organizations and companies that are engaged in the campus marketplace.
ASHE is a scholarly society with 2,000 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study. It is committed to diversity in its programs and membership, and has enjoyed extraordinary success in involving graduate students in Association activities.
"LET'S GET IT ON: DECONSTRUCTING SEX, SEXUALITY, AND GENDER IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY"
This year’s theme calls participants to unpack the sexual and gendered practices and ideas that we’ve inherited, as well as discuss the ways our community intentionally disrupts them. The 2018 conference will truly run the gamut: from topics such as Black hyper masculinity, to the overt sexualization of Black bodies, to giving voice and visualization to black queer and trans experiences. By entering this conference with an open spirit of exchange, we will challenge traditional notions of sex(uality) and gender while making space to explore our intersectional identities.
The East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to inspire, educate, and empower those interested in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) issues. Run solely by volunteers, ECAASU’s advocacy work is conducted through outreach to AAPI students organizations across the country and educating individuals on becoming agents of change through the various programs we hold over the course of the year, including an annual conference.
The Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Student Association (ITASA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting college students from across the country to the budding Taiwanese American community. Our goal is to build a national network of people passionate about Taiwan while educating and empowering the next generation of our nation’s leaders in the process. Every year, our organization works with over a hundred student organizations nationwide and plans events from coast to coast. We are fully staffed by current and recent college students, and we pride ourselves on our approachability and professionalism. If you would like to support our cause or just want to learn more about Taiwan, we’d love to meet you.
Founded in 2004, the Ivy Native Council (INC) exists to promote and preserve understanding of indigenous cultures of the Americas, to raise awareness of indigenous issues, and to foster networks among American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, First Nations, and other Indigenous students and alumni of the Ivy League.
The Latina Empowerment & Development Conference, also known as LEAD, is an annual conference hosted at Harvard University by Latinas Unidas. LEAD is about empowering Latinas and other minorities who plan on fulfilling leadership and other professional career-oriented paths. Since its inception in 2007, LEAD has brought together hundreds of college Latinas and professionals from all over the country. This year, our 11th annual LEAD Conference will be on Feb. 2 - Feb. 3, 2018.
The NASPA Annual Conference is the premier student affairs professional development event. With over 5,000 student affairs educators, the NASPA Annual Conference is the largest event of its kind. With featured speakers who engage participants in thoughtful reflection on the field, over 500 educational sessions presented by student affairs professionals, and networking events that both engage and inspire us to do our work on campus, this event is one not to be missed!
The NCORE conference series constitutes the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. The conference focuses on the complex task of creating and sustaining comprehensive institutional change designed to improve racial and ethnic relations on campus and to expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations.