GLOW Student Leadership and Diversity Conference

2024 Go Lead Our World (GLOW) Leadership and Diversity Experience  

Sign up for thought-provoking sessions today!

Join this transformative journey, where leadership and diversity converge to create a dynamic and inclusive learning experience, fostering a sense of community and belonging. 

Experience engaging sessions that empower you to become influential leaders while celebrating the rich tapestry of diversity, making GLOW an essential platform for students and staff seeking personal and professional growth.

All students and employees are welcome to participate.

Community and Belonging 

Open to Gateway students and staff only. 

Gathering of Leaders: Transforming through Our Strengths 
Thursday, March 14 ● 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 
Kenosha Campus, Academic Building - Garden Room & Student Commons
Gain new ideas, challenge old ways of thinking, be empowered to make a difference and develop a leadership identity and vision through networking and exploring important issues in leadership and diversity. Hear from our engaging keynote speaker Shania Montgomery, Student Strengths Coordinator, who will share leading through our strengths.

Leadership and Diversity Institutes

Open to Gateway students and staff only. 

Your Voice Matters: Leading Through Advocacy Zoom Session 
Thursday, March 21 ● 1–2 p.m.
Dive into the power of advocacy with our Student Diversity Advisory Committee. Explore how your voice can drive meaningful change, making this session an empowering experience in cultivating inclusive leadership.

Making An Impact Through Service
Tuesday, March 26 ● 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  
Elkhorn Campus - Outside Learning Success Center, Kenosha Campus - Outside Learning Success Center and Racine Campus - Multicultural Resource Center
Contribute to the well-being of Gateway students by creating essential hygiene kits. Join us for a hands-on experience that goes beyond leadership, fostering a sense of compassion and community engagement to leave a lasting impact through the act of service.

Leadership and Diversity Institutes

Open to Gateway students, staff and community members. 

Leading Bravely Zoom Session 
Wednesday, March 27 ● 6-7:30 p.m. 
In honor of Women’s History Month, hear from a diverse panel of successful women leaders, and be inspired by their leadership experiences – whether quiet or loud, bold or timid, learn to lead bravely.

Leadership and Diversity Institutes

Open to Gateway staff only. 

Crucial Conversation: Hispanic-Serving Institution & Men of Color Programming Zoom Session 
Monday, March 11 ● 12-1 p.m.
Join via Zoom (please check back)
Engage in a pivotal conversation on Hispanic Serving Institution and Men of Color Scholars Programming at Gateway, exploring actionable strategies to enhance inclusive excellence. Join us in dissecting the vital role these programs play in fostering diversity, equity and belonging, and discover how you can actively contribute to creating a more inclusive environment. 

Crucial Conversation: Say What: What DEI Is and Is Not? Zoom Session 
Tuesday, March 26 ● 3-4:30 p.m. 
Join via Zoom (please check back)
Join us for an enlightening exploration of the multifaceted landscape of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, unraveling misconceptions of the words and the programming for students. In addition, we will build a collective understanding of the true essence of fostering an inclusive and equitable environment through open dialogue and shared insights.

Crucial Conversation: Maxient Reporting!! When to Report & Why?? Zoom Session 
Thursday, April 4 ● 9:30-10:30 a.m. 
Join via Zoom (please check back)
Unlock the insights on Maxient Reporting in this crucial conversation, delving into the nuances of 'when to report & why?' Explore the significance of timely reporting, navigating the complexities with Maxient, and gain a comprehensive understanding of how your contributions can enhance the effectiveness of incident reporting for a safer, community of CARE. 

Building Awareness 

Tunnel of Awareness launches April 1
The Tunnel of Awareness is a virtual immersive experience that brings awareness to contemporary social justice topics impacting our local and global communities. It aspires to develop engaged citizens and leaders, in the Gateway community, the region and the world who serve as engaged representatives for social change.

In each virtual exhibit, which includes written information, multimedia components and interactive activities, participants are introduced to a series of scenes that educate and challenge them to think more deeply about the issues at hand.

Register for the events today!

Questions? Contact Jomarie Coloriano at or Desmar McDuffie at