4th Annual Northeast Arkansas Diversity Conference

6/9/2023 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Click here to visit the event Web site for more information


Phone: (870) 972-2656

Location: Cooper Alumni Center

Address: 2600 Alumni Blvd., Jonesboro, AR 72401

St. Bernards Healthcare; the Arkansas State University Division of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement; and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at A-State are collaborating to lead the fourth annual Northeast Arkansas Diversity Conference, which aims to help businesses and organizations develop and create more inclusive workplaces.    

The conference theme is “Courageous Conversations for Social Action." The conference will offer tools to assist with the advancement of DEI within organizations through courageous dialogue and communication.  

Kristie Tobias will serve as the keynote speaker of this year’s event. Tobias is a professional Certified Change Management and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion consultant, national speaker, and author with a background in human resources and organizational development at Huron Consulting Group. She has close to 20 years of consulting and leadership experience.  

This year’s conference will include a pre-session for individuals at the beginning and intermediate level who want to engage in courageous conversations about everyday DEI issues and work through DEI case studies. The pre-conference will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8, via Zoom and will prepare individuals to engage on a deeper level during the conference.  

To register for the conference, click here.  

For more information, contact Casey Pearce of NYITCOM at A-State at or (870) 972-2656.