Diversity of Diversity: The Power of Books in Fostering Inclusive Communities


Tuesday, May 25, 2021
10:00 AM ‐ 11:00 AM


Virtual Event | Times listed in Pacific Standard Time (PST)




Thought leadership event organized by Room to Read and hosted by Maya Soetoro-Ng (Peace Educator & Advisor to the Obama Foundation). Authors, publishers and leaders from the book industry will join Room to Read’s experts to share their insights and explore the broad spectrum of diversity beyond race to include gender, religion, caste, abilities, culture, economic status, sexual orientation, and other factors, as well as addressing the intersectionality of multiple identities. Guest speakers will discuss how books can bridge divides, amplify voices and remove barriers in society to build a more inclusive, unifying and empathetic world.