Former NBA Player Jason Collins to give virtual keynote on March 28

Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in major league sports, is the keynote speaker for the 2nd Annual Men's Leadership for Gender Equity Conference - an event focused on engaging, empowering, and educating men about gender equity.

2nd Annual Men’s Leadership for Gender Equity Conference
Sunday, March 28, 2021
12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Virtual (Zoom)
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The Men’s Leadership for Gender Equity conference aims to engage men in conversations about gender equity across campus and in their daily lives.

The conference will create a pathway to educate men about healthy relationships, allyship to other communities, wellness, bystander intervention, and cultural competency. Through attending this conference, participants will be empowered to join conversations and create change in their communities and beyond. We seek to create a space for empathy, communication and allyship and seek to transform mind, body, and spirit. For more information visit

Keynote Speaker Sponsors:
Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund; Gender and LGBTQIA Center; Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies; Campus Recreation and Wellness; Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education; Center for Leadership; School of Communications; Violence Response (Office of Inclusive Excellence Education and Development)

Men’s Leadership for Gender Equity Conference – Leadership Team:
Co-chair: Shayna Mehas

Co-Chair: Jamie Wire

Luis Garay

Ailene Woznicki

Sarah Escorcia