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Past NCAA Equity and Inclusion Forums

2013 NCAA Inclusion Forum, Indianapolis

The NCAA 2013 Inclusion Forum brought together intercollegiate athletics leaders passionate about improving the educational and professional environment for student-athletes, coaches and staff.  Sessions engaged participants on a broad range of topics related to policy, research and best practices for racial and ethnic minorities, women, international student-athletes, LGBTQ and disability-access to sport.

Featured Speakers:


Listed below are some of the additional speakers and sessions held on topics related to women, race/ethnic minorities, disabilities & sport, LGBTQ communities and international student-athlete participation.


Agenda topics included:

  • In-depth Title IX training discussing the law, EADA and audits.
  • Equitable pay and personnel policies.
  • Office for Civil Rights Guidance regarding sports opportunities for disabled students.
  • Student-athlete inclusion and leadership.
  • Developing policy on inclusion, hiring practices and LGBTQ accommodations.
  • Divisional hot topics including Division I presidential retreat initiatives and NCAA IPP certification.
  • Mentoring and retaining coaches.


2012 Equity & Inclusion Forum, New Orleans


2011 Gender Equity Forum, Bethesda


2010 Gender Equity & Issues Forum, Chicago