Creative Enterprise Symposium
Planting seeds for creative enterprise and diversity 

1:30 - 3:30 - Fern Young Terrace 

Join us for a discussion of how diversity is a cataylist for growth in Creative Enterprise industries. The Creative Enterprise Symposium is Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in the Fern Young Terrace in Young Auditorium on the University of Wisconsin Whitewater Campus.

The panel of creative experts include: Dr. Kishonna Gray, Assistant Professor in the School of Justice Studies, Women & Gender Studies and Director of the Critical Gaming Lab at Eastern Kentucky University; Dr. Maria Dixon, Associate Professor of Organizational Communication & Director of Communication Studies at Souther Methodist University; and Mutope J. Johnson, BFA, UW-Whitewater 1978, Distinguished 2013 Imagining America P.A.G.E. Scholar, MFA, UW-Milwaukee 2014 Peck School of the Arts and Milwaukee-based artist involved in community renewal. Our distinguished speakers will share ideas on gender issues in gaming, using art as a catalyst for urban renewal and the power of communication in discussions focusing on the role of diverse cultures and the effect they have on creativity.

Panel members biographies: 

Dr. Dixon  Dr. Gray  Mutope Johnson

3:30 - Reception - Fern Young Terrace, Young Auditorium

If you have questions regarding the workshop or the symposium contact Megan Matthews at 262-472-7022 or email at


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Whitewater, WI 53190

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