National diversity expert to headline Toward One Wisconsin conference Toward One Wisconsin is proud to present a nationally recognized expert on diversity as our keynote speaker at the state’s premier inclusivity conference. Nikole Hannah-Jones is an award-winning investigative journalist with The New York Times Magazine focusing on racial injustice. Her extensive reporting on the ways segregation in housing and schools is maintained through official action and policy has earned her the National Magazine Award, a Peabody and Polk awards and the 2020 Pulitzer prize for the ground-breaking “1619 Project”, which seeks to place the enslavement of Africans at the center of America’s story, prompting public conversation about the nation’s founding and evolution. For the complete story, click here. She earned her bachelor's degree in history and African-American studies from the University of Notre Dame and her master's in journalism and mass communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.