Toward One Wisconsin

A Conference on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Wherever you are on your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) journey, there’s something for you at Toward One Wisconsin.

Whether you’re just starting out and overwhelmed, or you’re a leading activist in your community, this conference will provide best practices, insights and implementation tools to help you take the next steps. Across all sectors of business and life in Wisconsin, parallel efforts are underway to prioritize DEI. We may be in different places based on the diversity of our experiences, but we’re all traveling the same journey: Toward One Wisconsin.

Upcoming Conferences:

Toward One Wisconsin 2022

One Day Conference – October 14, 2022 – Superior, WI

More information coming soon!

Toward One Wisconsin 2023

April 25 – 26, 2023 – Fox Cities, WI

More information coming soon!

Would you like to be involved in the planning of these conferences? Please reach out to us at We’d love to have your help!

The Toward One Wisconsin Conference began with a mission to foster and sustain a statewide culture that understands that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to the state’s continued excellence. Since the first conference in 2019, T1W has brought together thousands of attendees from diverse backgrounds to have broad ranging conversations around the work of DEI and how to move from talk to action.

Join the T1W Network: A community dedicated to connecting, engaging, and
collaborating on the work of diversity, equity and inclusion.

By signing up for the network you will receive a weekly newsletter featuring DEI news, as well as updates from other T1W Network members about what they are doing to move the needle on DEI issues in their communities and organizations.

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2021 Virtual Conference highlights:
500+ Attendees,
150+ Presenters, Hundreds of Ideas


Conference Theme: Building Bridges and Breaking Barriers
October 12-13, 2021
Fully Virtual Conference

The 2021 Toward One Wisconsin Conference, held virtually on October 12 and 13, 2021, brought together over 500 attendees to address and prioritize the work of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion throughout Wisconsin.

The conference featured broad-ranging conversations around workforces, communities, health, and education, with the goal to pull all residents out of the margins and into the center of our society.

Cities with highest attendance:

Eau Claire: 89
Madison: 74
Wausau: 41
Green Bay: 16
La Crosse: 12


Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service

Church Mutual