Moore to Keynote UNC Asheville Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Week
Thu, 12/02/2010 - 12:08pm
Diversity educator Eddie Moore Jr. will present "21st Century Leadership and Diversity: Are We Ready?" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Moore's presentation will focus on issues of diversity, race relations, community, stereotypes and self-esteem, and pose constructive questions about personal beliefs, prejudices and biases. This event is free and open to the public.
Moore is director of diversity at the Bush School in Seattle, and has provided training sessions, presentations, keynotes and workshops on topics of diversity, privilege and oppression to students of various ages around the country. He has also served as director of intercultural life at Central College in Pella, Iowa and at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Moore holds a Ph.D. in educational policy and leadership studies from the University of Iowa.
Moore's presentation will keynote UNC Asheville's week-long celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. from January 17-21 with service learning events, panel presentations, film screenings, art exhibitions and distinguished speakers. For more information, call UNC Asheville's Cultural Events & Special Academic Programs at 828.251.6991, or visit cesap.unca.edu.