You’ll be INSPIRED at Rising Tide events.

Meet renowned scholars and national champions sharing their research, expertise, and experience to create a supportive climate and foster inclusive excellence at UMaine.

  • Photo of Emily Cain

    EMILY CAIN, Executive Director of EMILY'S LIST.

  • Photo of author Debby Irving

    DEBBY IRVING, Author of WAKING UP WHITE.

  • Photo of Vanessa McNeal

    VANESSA MCNEAL, Award-winning filmmaker.

  • Photo of Geo Neptune

    GEO NEPTUNE, Passamaquoddy two-spirit activist and artisan.

  • Photo fo Shay Stewart-Bouley

    SHAY STEWART-BOULEY, Blogger, BLACK GIRL IN MAINE.

  • Photo of Dr. Damon Williams

    DAMON WILLIAMS, Diversity Champion.

Spring 2019 Events

Request ADA Accommodations to participate at 2018 – 2019 Rising Tide Events

Keep these summer/fall events on your radar: 

August 13, 2019: Chairs and Directors Professional Development Day, 8 am – 4 pm, Wells Conference Center

August 21 & 22, 2019: New Faculty Orientation, Wells Conference Center

October 24, 2019: GRIDSHOCK, meet film director Vanessa McNeal, and screen her new documentary that shines a light on the sex trafficking industry in rural Iowa.