Promoting Allyship for Diversity and Inclusion.

Grand Rapids Theological Seminary's Intercultural Studies Lecture Series is a free bi-annual event. This free evening lecture is open to the public and will feature a guest speaker who addresses a topic relevant to intercultural issues from a biblical, theological and psychological perspective.

Fall Semester Event Details

The purpose of the upcoming guest lecture is to discuss and examine a variety of ways to serve as an ally and empower marginalized communities. As a result, you'll learn practical strategies and initiatives that allies in schools, universities and ministry settings can implement to aid in facilitating a community of inclusion, safety, acceptance and unity.

  • Topic: "Promoting Allyship for Diversity and Inclusion"
  • Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018
  • Time: 7-8:30 p.m. Dessert reception to follow.
  • Location: Pirsig/DeBruyn Chapel, Grand Rapids Theological Seminary
  • Speaker: Dr. Vicki Harris

About Our Guest Lecturer

Dr. Vicki Harris is the senior vice president of global human resources at Our Daily Bread Ministries, whose mission is to make the life-changing wisdom of the Bible understandable and accessible to all people and all nations. Dr. Harris also travels around the world and teaches seminars on discipleship, business, human resource disciplines and organizational and leadership development. Additionally, she is an associate pastor and executive leadership liaison for The Revolution Culture Movement, working under the leadership of Dr. Jermone T. and Erica Glenn.

Dr. Harris is involved with the community, serving on the executive boards of directors for many organizations. As she engages in teaching, ministry and in her community, she also possesses a wealth of knowledge, experience and passion for diversity and inclusion. Through her work and ministry, she serves as an ally to empower diverse populations and marginalized groups.