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Kathleen Wong(Lau)

Chief Diversity Officer, San Jose State University

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 Kathleen Wong(Lau) Biography

Dr. Kathleen Wong(Lau) is San Jose State's chief diversity officer. Wong(Lau) leads the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, providing vision and direction for university-wide efforts to ensure a welcoming, safe climate for every member of our community and serving as a liaison to community partners and constituents on a wide array of diversity initiatives. She was selected by and will report directly to President Papazian, and will serve on the president's cabinet.

Wong(Lau) joins San Jose State from the University of Oklahoma where she served since 2014 as director of the Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies and the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). Her noteworthy accomplishments at Oklahoma included launching faculty training institutes on inclusive teaching, and administrator training on management and leadership for diversity and innovation. In addition, she designed and led an inaugural, mandatory, five-hour Freshmen Diversity Experience training for more than 5,000 students. She also consulted with other academic institutions, with an emphasis on helping faculty and staff support underrepresented and first generation students.

Earlier in her career, Wong(Lau) served as a tutor and advisor for Upward Bound and as a bilingual education counselor for the TRIO program, where she encountered and directly addressed the challenges facing underrepresented groups in higher education. She also served as an assistant professor of intercultural communication at Western Michigan University from 2005-2012, and has actively consulted with Michigan State University on diversity issues since 2012.

Wong(Lau) received a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from CSU Hayward (now CSU East Bay) before completing a dual master’s/doctorate program in communication with an intercultural concentration at Arizona State University. She was named in 2015 by Diverse Issues in Higher Education as one of Women’s History Month's "Top 25 Women in Higher Education," contributing to transformation and change in the United States.

A California native, Wong(Lau) grew up in the East Bay where her parents still live. She and her partner have two teenage children and four rescue dogs. Bilingual since childhood, she speaks fluent Cantonese.

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Kathleen Wong(Lau)

Chief Diversity Officer, San Jose State University

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Kathleen Wong(Lau) Biography

Dr. Kathleen Wong(Lau) is San Jose State's chief diversity officer. Wong(Lau) leads the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, providing vision and direction for university-wide efforts to ensure a welcoming, safe climate for every member of our community and serving as a liaison to community partners and constituents on a wide array of diversity initiatives. She was selected by and will report directly to President Papazian, and will serve on the president's cabinet.

Wong(Lau) joins San Jose State from the University of Oklahoma where she served since 2014 as director of the Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies and the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). Her noteworthy accomplishments at Oklahoma included launching faculty training institutes on inclusive teaching, and administrator training on management and leadership for diversity and innovation. In addition, she designed and led an inaugural, mandatory, five-hour Freshmen Diversity Experience training for more than 5,000 students. She also consulted with other academic institutions, with an emphasis on helping faculty and staff support underrepresented and first generation students.

Earlier in her career, Wong(Lau) served as a tutor and advisor for Upward Bound and as a bilingual education counselor for the TRIO program, where she encountered and directly addressed the challenges facing underrepresented groups in higher education. She also served as an assistant professor of intercultural communication at Western Michigan University from 2005-2012, and has actively consulted with Michigan State University on diversity issues since 2012.

Wong(Lau) received a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from CSU Hayward (now CSU East Bay) before completing a dual master’s/doctorate program in communication with an intercultural concentration at Arizona State University. She was named in 2015 by Diverse Issues in Higher Education as one of Women’s History Month's "Top 25 Women in Higher Education," contributing to transformation and change in the United States.

A California native, Wong(Lau) grew up in the East Bay where her parents still live. She and her partner have two teenage children and four rescue dogs. Bilingual since childhood, she speaks fluent Cantonese.

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  • How to book Kathleen Wong(Lau)?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kathleen Wong(Lau) for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kathleen Wong(Lau), or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kathleen Wong(Lau) or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kathleen Wong(Lau)?

    Booking fees for Kathleen Wong(Lau), or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kathleen Wong(Lau), please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kathleen Wong(Lau)?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kathleen Wong(Lau) for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kathleen Wong(Lau) for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kathleen Wong(Lau) or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kathleen Wong(Lau) or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kathleen Wong(Lau) is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kathleen Wong(Lau) for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Kathleen Wong(Lau) generally travels from San Jose, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Maya L. Harris, Julianne Malveaux, Lolita Taub, Nicole Yeary and Jane Elliott. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kathleen Wong(Lau) for an upcoming event.

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