Making Diversity Internships Work

  • Friday, October 6, 2023
  • 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Hilton Pasadena, Pasadena Ballroom


Maia Werner-Avidon, Principal, MWA Insights
Zach Andrews, Interim Program Director, Diversity Apprenticeship Program, The Broad
Melissa Lo, Program Officer, Getty Foundation


Karen Kienzle, Director, Palo Alto Art Center


  • Leadership & Careerpath

Learning Format: Active Learning

Diversity internships emerged as museums sought to address historic and systematic underrepresentation of BIPOC staff members. Learn about three models of diversity internship programs at three different museums—what has made them successful, where could they improve—and take away your own ideas for starting or strengthening similar programs at your own institution.