The Career Equity Conference is an annual event designed to elevate and celebrate students and employers advancing an inclusive and just workplace.

This event is both a celebration of equity-focused work and an affirmation of our continued progress. All Suffolk community members are invited to participate and attend.

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Friday, September 29, 2023

The 2023 Career Equity Conference aims to showcase, serve, and support the work of career educators, recruiters, DEI professionals, university faculty and staff, and aspiring career service practitioners.

As a conference attendee you will have an opportunity to:

  • Develop strategies to promote career equity in career education
  • Better understand how to recruit, retain, and promote diverse talent
  • Increase knowledge on practices that improve access and equity
  • Connect with a community of equity minded practitioners in the workplace
  • Learn how to build accountability into the process for teams and systems

In offering this conference each year, our center strives to build a community of equity-minded practitioners focused on expanding inclusion in the experience and outcomes of our students.


Suffolk University, Sargent Hall
120 Tremont Street, Boston

Keynote Speaker: Stacey Gordon, MBA

Stacey GordonWe are excited and honored to welcome keynote speaker Stacey Gordon to campus as part of our 2023 conference.

Stacey Gordon is a workplace culture consultant, keynote speaker, author, facilitator of learning and Executive advisor on Diversity Strategies. As the founder of Rework Work it is her goal to create belonging at work. Stacey has been invited to partner with organizations such as American Express, GE and ADP and has been published in Forbes, Fast Company and Harvard Business Review. Her unconscious bias course has the distinction of being the #1 most watched course on the LinkedIn Learning platform and she is the author of the popular DEI book, UNBIAS: Addressing Unconscious Bias at Work.

Conference Agenda

Our team is excited to welcome 20 extraordinary presenters to campus this fall. Our complete listing of break out sessions, presentations, and our schedule can be found on the microsite linked below:

Career Equity Conference Program

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Sponsorship of the Career Equity Conference will directly support the conference with remaining funds supporting the RAM fund, a financial resource empowering students to access fulfilling internships, study abroad opportunities and participate in various experiential learning options.

For more information, please email Nancy Galindo-Rodriguez, Director of Corporate Relations and Sponsorships or call 857-360-0106.  Learn more about becoming a sponsor [PDF].

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Accommodations & On-Campus Resources

Our center intends to provide an inclusive and impactful conference experience for all attendees. Our team has identified the following resources for attendees who may be traveling or visiting Suffolk University for the first time.

  • Our campus is in downtown Boston. Please refer to our campus map for directions to Sargent Hall and other on-campus spaces.
  • There are several hotels available near Suffolk University’s campus. If you require off-campus accommodations, please refer to our university’s CampusTravel website.
  • Sargent Hall offers a Mother’s Room on the first floor in Room 195. Mother’s Rooms are private spaces with chairs, small tables, lights, a lockable door, and electrical outlets.
  • Suffolk University's Interfaith Center in the Sawyer Building (8 Ashburton Place), Rooms 823 and 827, is available for all religious, secular, and spiritual needs. Please visit for more information.
  • Sargent Hall provides single-stall, wheelchair accessible restrooms on the 4th floor. The building offers gender neutral bathrooms on all floors.

If you require additional accommodations for the event, please email Adesuwa Igbineweka or call 617-573-8480.