Encouraging Inclusivity and Authenticity

The Inclusive Leadership Conference (ILC), hosted by the Office of Student Activities in partnership with Institutional Diversity, Advocacy, and Leadership, empowers individuals to embrace authenticity, leverage diverse contributions, and challenge societal norms.


Who Can Attend

Formerly established by the Division of Student Affair's Office of Leadership Development in 2009, this conference was created to host training, conversations, and workshops that promote inclusive principles. ILC is now housed in the Office of Student Activities. 

The Inclusive Leadership Conference is co-sponsored by:

  • Temple University's Office of Student Activities
  • Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL)
  • Campus Philly

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

2024 Inclusive Leadership Conference

ILC, the largest collegiate conference in the Greater Philadelphia area, will take place in person on February 17, 2024, at the Howard Gittis Student Center (HGSC) on Main Campus. Join us as we create spaces that celebrate diversity, cultivate unity, captivate authenticity, and culminate inclusivity.

2024 Conference Schedule

The ILC programming happens through various breakout sessions, engaging keynotes, and community events and games.

We are excited to welcome you to Temple University! 

Below are a few logistics to assist you in preparing for your visit to this year's Inclusive Leadership Conference on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 9:00 am-3:00 pm.