Established by the Office of Leadership Development in 2009, the Inclusive Leadership Conference which Institutional Diversity, Advocacy and Leadership serves as an active collaborator on an annual basis.

Who Can Attend

This conference was created to host training, conversations, and workshops targeted at promoting inclusive principles.

The Inclusive Leadership Conference is co-sponsored by Temple University's Office of Leadership Development, Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL), University housing and Residential Life, and CampusPhilly.

This conference is generally open to all Philadelphia area college students as a means to enhance conversations and actions that stimulate a conscious thinking society. Areas for which this conference strives to focus upon include:

  • Race and ethnicity

  • Gender identity

  • Sexual Orientation

  • Nationality and immigration

  • Mental and physical ability

  • Language

  • Social Class


Through a variety of breakout sessions, engaging keynotes, and community events and games, attendees of the Inclusive Leadership Conference (ILC) will learn how to embrace authenticity as a form of self-advocacy, leverage the unique contributions of others and resist the negative cultural and societal norms that attempt to filter who they truly are.