UW-Parkside to Host Author and Social Entrepreneur Deanna Singh

Published: October 6, 2022

SinghSomers, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Alan E. Guskin Center for Community and Business Engagement in conjunction with Professional and Continuing Education office, will host author and social entrepreneur, Deanna Singh, in a workshop titled "A Morning with Deanna Singh: Becoming an Inclusive Workplace" on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. in the UW-Parkside Student Center Ballroom.

Join Deanna Singh and leaders from the local nonprofit community in a facilitated conversation on Singh's book, A Step by Step Guide to Becoming an Inclusive Workplace. Singh will also delve deeper into challenges and relevant opportunities she has explored with organizations across the country that are on their own journeys toward inclusion.

This event is made possible with support from the following sponsors: Social Current, Racine Community Foundation, Opening Hearts and Minds to End Racism (Racine Dominicans), Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management, United Way of Racine County, Go Partner, Jobs that Help, Kenosha Community Foundation, Len Iaquinta’s Excellence in Communication and the UW-Parkside Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Singh is an award-winning author, educator, business leader, podcaster, and social justice champion. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Fordham University, a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She has been recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal as one of the community’s most influential 40 Under 40 Leaders, the State of Wisconsin as a Women Who Inspires, and by Forbes as an African American Woman Everyone Should Know.

Registration is currently open and will cost $49 through October 12, 2022. Late registrations will cost $69. Special $29 pricing is available for UW-Parkside staff and alumni and Leadership Kenosha and Leadership Racine program participants. Attendees may earn up to 0.3 Continuing Education Units (CEU). For more information and to register, visit: uwp.edu/nonprofit.

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to high-quality educational programs, creative and scholarly activities, and services responsive to its diverse student population, and its local, national, and global communities. We are a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion, and community engagement. The campus serves as a premier comprehensive public institution and a destination of choice, serving as a focal point of local, regional, and global progress.

Media Contact:

Mallory Evans
Outreach Program Manager, Professional and Continuing Education
University of Wisconsin-Parkside

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