BAYLOR BLACK FACULTY AND STAFF ASSOCIATION
The Black Faculty and Staff Association is dedicated to providing Black faculty, staff, and graduate students professional development, support, and mentoring through critical dialogue, cultural awareness, networking, recruitment, and retention in order to further enrich our academic excellence, worldwide leadership and service, and Christian commitment within a caring community. BFSA membership is open to all faculty, staff, graduate students, and post-doctoral students at Baylor University.
BAYLOR FACULTY OF COLOR ALLIANCE
The Faculty of Color Alliance, established in spring 2017, serves as an important voice in faculty initiatives. Members of the Alliance also serve as mentors for underrepresented faculty and contribute insights to university-wide initiatives.
WACO HISPANIC LEADERS NETWORK
The Hispanic Leaders Network provides personal, cultural, and professional opportunities to inspire Latinx American leaders to serve and make a positive impact. Through this work, the HLN seeks to develop and empower current and future leaders to make a difference in the community. Meetings are held every second Friday of the month at various locations throughout Waco beginning at noon. Contact the Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for more information.
LESTER GIBSON LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON
Named after a longtime McLennan County Commissioner, the Lester Gibson Leadership Luncheon is a monthly gathering of Waco area African American leaders who come together for the purpose of sharing information and resources, to empower the city’s African American community. Meetings are held at the Bledsoe Miller Community Center every second Monday of the month at noon.
WACO YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF COLOR
Waco Young Professionals of Color is a collective of young professionals of color ages 21-40 in the greater Waco area. Their mission is to create a welcoming and safe space to engage in honest and empowering dialogue. They also cultivate a sustainable network that enriches personal and professional growth and development, and they connect members to a sense of support and community. WYPC holds monthly gatherings with panel discussions or presentations on topics beneficial to the culture, followed by a networking hour. Follow @wacoyoungprofessionalsofcolor on Instagram for more information.