Event: NW Equity Summit

Date: September 26, 2023

Start Time: 8:30 am

End Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Oregon Convention Center

Address: 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR

Partners in Diversity looks forward to seeing you at the 2nd biennial NW Equity Summit.

The conference focuses on helping employees and managers at all levels, as well as diversity influencers, be bold and uncompromising — in other words, unapologetic — when it comes to advancing and advocating for equity and inclusion.

Keynote Speakers

  • Michelle MiJung Kim, author of the Wake Up: Closing the Gap Between Good Intentions and Real Change
  • Caroline Wanga, CEO of ESSENCE and Founder of WangaWoman

Breakout Session Speakers

  • Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia, Institute for Trauma-Informed Systems Change at McLean/Harvard
  • Dr. Steven Nakana, Portland General Electric
  • Elizabeth Laine, ClearWay

More speakers and breakout session topics will be announced later.

Special Breakout Session for CEOs

Keynote speaker Caroline Wanga will host a special breakout session after lunch specifically for CEOs, presidents, executive directors, provosts (i.e., organization’s top leaders) to share her unique CEO Toolkit. This session is for paid attendees and requires additional registration available at checkout.

A special thanks to our top sponsors (click here for a full list)

Visionary sponsor


Innovator sponsors

Gard Communications



OnPoint Community Credit Union

Champion sponsor