Past Events
Past Event Schedule
Past engagements, topics and audiences
PAST EVENT: Monday, January 20th, 2020
Living Multiple Identities: The Multiracial Experience | Dealing with "Ouch" Moments: Interrupting & Responding to Microaggressions
The Thacher School | Ojai, CA

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a presentation to educators and students on the importance of—and key strategies to promote—diversity and representation in educational institutions.

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PAST EVENT: Thursday, February 6th, 2020
How and Why to Talk to Our Kids About Race
Claremont Unified School District | Claremont, CA

This session will discuss how to interact with children about diversity at home, at school, and in the community. Beginning with an overview of key subject areas, we will delve into more practical tips and strategies on developing an approach that works for parents, educators, and families.

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PAST EVENT: Friday, February 14th - Saturday, February 15th
Inclusive Leadership for an Equitable Society
TEDxPlano Salon | Plano, TX

The TEDx Salon series moves from listening to idea-makers on stage to participating as an idea-maker within a small group environment. Salon participants engage in lively discussions on a specified topic, learning more about one another and exchanging ideas. The session will explore how we can maximize potential through vision, action, and allyship from others.

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PAST EVENT: Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
Equity Dimensions of Intercultural Work
Corporate Training | Salt Lake City, UT

Private training for a corporate client, exploring the intersection of intercultural work with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion perspectives and approaches.

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Sunday, March 8th - Friday, March 13th - Moved to online, due to COVID
Multiracial Students: Equity, Inclusion & Advocacy
SXSW EDU 2020 | Austin, TX

The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival cultivates and empowers a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning. Presented with colleague Roxanne Desforges, this session will discuss key challenges in education facing multiracial students, how policies and educational methods can exclude these individuals, and what educators and advocates can do to support.

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PAST EVENT: Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
Creating and Implementing a DEI Statement, Policy, and Plan
The Forum on Workplace Inclusion | Minneapolis, MN

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion expands mindsets, skill sets, and tool sets necessary for true workplace inclusion. This session will cover essential steps in creating effective DE&I strategy and approaches for conference attendees across all sectors.

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PAST EVENT: Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
The Filipino American Experience
Loyola Marymount University | Los Angeles, CA

This session will delve into the diverse lived experiences and perceptions of the Filipino diaspora in the United States, and will explore avenues for achieving fuller representation and recognition across society.

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Wednesday, April 1st - Saturday, April 4th - POSTPONED due to COVID
Multiracial Identity: The Paradox of Privilege and Marginalization in One Body
White Privilege Conference | Mesa, AZ

The WPC provides a challenging, collaborative and comprehensive experience that empowers and equips individuals to work for equity and justice through self and social transformations.

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Thursday, May 7th - POSTPONED due to COVID
Raising Multiracial Children: Book Launch
Vroman's Bookstore | Pasadena, CA

Open to the public - Book signing and author speakout sharing insights from Farzana's new handbook, Raising Multiracial Children - Tools for Nurturing Identity in a Racialized World, at Vroman's Bookstore, Southern California's oldest and largest independent bookstore.

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