NKY Implicit Bias Regional Symposium

October, 14  2020  5pm

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The Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc. will host a Regional Implicit Bias Symposium, a conversation about racial harmony, inclusion, how to enhance diversity in education, the workplace, and the community. 

This ALL VIRTUAL EVENT is planned to be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 event at 5pm.

Created in response to the recent diversity challenges occurring across the country the Bowles Center for Diversity has organized this symposium to offer a conversation about how to address the diversity challenges we are experiences with the explicit focus of developing an effective strategy to fight the ill effects of Implicit Bias and further the facilitation of creating a more livable and welcoming communities across our region.

This plans to be an excellent opportunity for educational, cultural, social, leadership development and training to all of those in attendance.  Highlights of the symposium include state and regionally recognized speakers from across Kentucky and Ohio who will lead the conversation as it relates to Implicit Bias. 

We are confident that our Regional Implicit Bias Symposium will be informative, educational, and enjoyable and that you will leave energized to enhance diversity in education, the workforce and community and improve the quality of life for all. 

We look forward to your participation.  Please do not hesitate to reach out for additional information or how your organization can participate.  

Thank you in advance for your attendance and continued support.


  • Mike Sipple, Centennial Inc.

  • Alieu Nyassi, St. Elizabeth Hospital

  • Alona Ballard, Housing Opportunities Made Equal

  • Kristilynn Turney, EdPD Unlimited

  • Barbara Bonar, Esq., Founding Manager & Partner, Bonar, Bucher & Rankin

In addition, the following NKCAC staff will participate:


  • Catrena Bowman-Thomas, Executive Director - Co-Moderator

  • Kareem Simpson, Manager of Operations

  • Lindsey Conger, Head Start Associate Director of Family Services

  • Brandon Holmes, Weatherization Director

  • Karis Hawkins, Lincoln Grant Scholar House Director

  • Garrick Berkhalter, YouthBuild Director