Dismantling the racial divide one talk at a time

Don’t miss nationally acclaimed author and public speaker Ijeoma Oluo at the WSSDA Annual Conference on November 20!

A nationwide sensation

Oluo is a champion of racial equality. Her New York Times best seller So you want to talk about race is sparking conversations all across the country. As reviewed on goodreads.com, “her messages are passionate but finely tuned, and crystalize ideas that would otherwise be vague by empowering them with aha-moment clarity.” 

About Ijeoma Oluo

Based in Seattle, Oluo’s work on social issues such as race and gender has appeared in The Guardian, Washington Post, TechcrunchELLE magazine, Vox, NBC News, and more. Her book, So You Want to Talk About Race, was released in January of 2018.


Ijeoma was named one of the Most Influential People in Seattle by Seattle Magazine; one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle by Seattle Met; one of The Root’s 100 Most Influential Americans in 2017 and 2018; and is the recipient of the Feminist Humanist Award 2018 by the American Humanist Association. Oluo also received the Media Justice Award by the Gender Justice League, and the 2018 Aubrey Davis Visionary Leadership Award by the Equal Opportunity Institute.

Register for Annual Conference

Join us as we reimagine how to take the best of K-12 public education and make it even better at WSSDA’s Annual Conference on November 18-21, 2020. Register now to take advantage of early-bird registration.