Dartmouth College

Exploring Identity and Conflict Style


Thursday, December 14, 2017

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Haldeman Center, Room 124


Workshop Overview

This workshop will encourage participants to explore their identity, values, and conflict style to learn how it impacts their professional relationships.




Theodosia S. Cook

Theodosia S. Cook has aligned her career to her passion and commitment to education, diversity and inclusion. Theodosia Cook is the Director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Dartmouth College where she manages diversity and inclusion programs related to compliance, events, and trainings. Before taking on this role, Theodosia worked within Alumni Relations supporting Affiliated and Shared Interest Alumni Groups. Prior to working at Dartmouth, Theodosia resided in the K-12 space as a Professional Development Lead Teacher, Curriculum Writer for Culturally Relevant Teaching and a Union Representative. She has served as a board member for the Posse Foundation and Friends and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Guyana. Theodosia holds a BA in Political Science from Sewanee: The University of the South and an MA in Education Leadership focused in Organizational Behavior and Diversity and Inclusion from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Theresa Hernandez

Theresa Hernandez has committed herself to diversity work that align with and without her multiple identities. Theresa is the Coordinator of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity. Previously to working in the IDE office, Theresa worked in Athletics, assisting with the recreation programs. Before Dartmouth Theresa worked in the education field for several years including time she spent as a fulltime special education and resource teacher. She has served her local communities as a volunteer coach, a grassroots organizer, and as a board member and mentor for a several non-profit organizations dedicated to the uplifitment and support of community. Theresa received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wells College and obtained her Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from New England College.

Kara Wakefield

Kara Wakefield is a program coordinator with the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity. In this role she supports IDE events including the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, trainings and workshops, and the Employee Resource Networks program. She is a graduate of Appalachian State University and received a certificate in non-profit management from Duke University. Kara previously worked at Dartmouth's Tucker Foundation and spent 3 years serving as an AmeriCorps*VISTA in her home state of North Carolina.