March 23, 2024


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Equity Conference: WOVEN

University. School. Community. Educators. Parents. Students. 

The Equity Ingenuity Conference is a groundbreaking event that aims to bring together Educators, Org Leaders, and Community Advocates who are passionate about creating a more inclusive and equitable society. Hosted by Minty Educational Services, this conference promises to be a transformative experience that will leave a lasting impact on attendees. Through insightful discussions and cultural exploration, participants gain new perspectives and insights, and are inspired to take action towards making a positive change in their communities. Come be a part of this exciting initiative and join us as we work together towards a more just and equitable future.

2023 EIC Spotlight Winner
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2023 EIC Spotlight Winners

2023 Equity Conference


2023 Recap

Keynote Speaker

keynote speaker:

Dr. Tara Yosso

Tara J. Yosso is a first generation college student and Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Riverside. She earned her B.A. at UCLA in an individual major she designed: "Social Psychology of Education with an Emphasis in Chicana/o Studies.” She also earned her Ph.D. at UCLA in the Graduate School of Education and... 

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Professional Development Facilitators

Autor & Educator

Denisha “Coco” Bland

Dr. Ijeoma “IJ” Ononuju

Chairman of DEI at Touro University

Dr. Ijeoma “IJ” Ononuju

Assistant Principal

Dr. Emily Bautista

Sierra Ware

Public School Educator

Sierra Ware

Assistant CEO of ELITE Public Schools

Ernani Santo

Patrice Hill

Scholar Activist

Patrice Hill

2024 Panelist & Award Winners

CEO of Minty education services

Dr. Qiana O'Leary

Dr. Qiana O'Leary, a distinguished educational consultant and founder of Minty Educational Services, is a trailblazer in TK-12 teaching and administration. Committed to equity, she pioneers inclusive initiatives, dismantles systemic barriers, and fosters environments for every student to thrive. Her recent debut book, "Lead with Truth," underscores her commitment to transparent, and ethical leadership.

2024 Equity Conference Host

Dr. Ingrid Haynes

Dr. Ingrid Haynes, Ph.D.., is the Director of the National Literacy Professional Development Consortium. Dr. Haynes education interests focus on teaching and learning in literacy and the education needs of English learners. She is the Principal Investigator on a number of research grants to develop and test effective instructional approaches and interventions in early reading and language acquisition.

2024 equity Conference




9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome & Opening Pep-Rally

9:15 am - 9:30 am

Student Performance

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Opening Plenary by Dr. Ijeoma Ononuju

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Professional Development Workshops

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Community Leader's Panel : Facilitated by Ernani Santos

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Educator's Panel : Facilitated by Ernani Santos

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Introduction of Equity Warrior Spotlight Winners

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Spotlight Winner Presentation: Dr. Allegra Johnson

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Spotlight Winner Presentation: Dr. Kristi Morale

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Spotlight Winner Presentation: Dr. Timothy Howell II

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Keynote Address : Dr. Tara Yosso

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm


3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Closing Remarks and Networking Opportunities

Conference Perks

What's In It For You

Raffle Prizes

We've got some exciting raffle prizes lined up for you! From Gas, Amazon, hotel.com, and southwest travel cards. 


Get ready to groove! Our live DJ will be spinning the decks, providing the perfect soundtrack for our event. 

Professional Development

We have experts sharing insights, success stories, and strategies to promote equity in education.

Networking Opportunities

Connect with educators, thought leaders, and change-makers. Learn from like-minded individuals!

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