Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit coming to Steamboat

The Steamboat Springs Chamber and Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. are offering their first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 22 at Centennial Hall, 124 10th St.

According to organizers, the DEI Summit will offer insights and framework for business leaders and employees to evaluate their culture and incorporate DEI principles into their organization. This year’s event will be hosted by the Latino Leadership Institute and feature Joelle Martinez. 

Martinez is an organizational strategist, inspirational speaker, trainer and executive. Since 2015, she has served as the president and CEO of the Latino Leadership Institute. In 2017, Martinez was named one of the 25 most powerful women by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

The workshop will cover the science behind people’s unconscious and defensive thinking habits and how they may interfere with realizing diversity and inclusion goals.

Tickets for the DEI Summit are $75 for Chamber members and $100 for non-members. To register, go to

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