The Diversity, Inclusion and Access (DIA) Committee represents diverse segments of the society by addressing the issues and challenges they face in the continuing professional development field, as well as creating opportunities for career advancement and leadership positions.
The 2020 Alliance Annual Conference Keynote speaker Dr. Shimi Kang reminded us that playtime is our creative space; play is how we adapt and adaptability is the key to survival and success. But we don't make time to play as adults. The author helps you get inspired to tap into your inner child.
In January 2020, the Alliance announced that the winner of the Francis M. Maitland Memorial Mentorship Lecture and Award was my friend and colleague, Megan Swartz, CHCP. Her lecture at the San Francisco 2020 Annual Conference blended humor and inspiration for the audience.
The COVID-19 situation has challenged us to think innovatively about reaching out to our learners and engaging them in the process of learning. Many organizations, universities and other education providers are pivoting to online delivery very quickly.
As a member of the Alliance for the past 28 years, I’m proud to say I never missed an Annual Conference because of the old friends I’d see, the new friends I’d meet and for the knowledge I would gain. We are all beacons of light for each other.