Speaker Highlights

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Joe Orlando

Director of the Center for Jesuit Education

Joe Orlando is the Director of the Center for Jesuit Education. His educational background includes a B.A. from Harvard College, a Master of Divinity from Weston Jesuit School of Theology, a Master of Social Work from the University of Washington, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Seattle University. He has been at Seattle University since 1990, serving both as a Campus Minister and as adjunct faculty member in social work prior to working with the Center. He has been associated with the Jesuits since 1983, and has extensive experience with the Spiritual Exercises. He is married, and has two daughters.

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Natasha Martin

She is a proud graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana, the only historically Black, Catholic university in the nation and earned a law degree from the University of Notre Dame School of law.


Natasha Martin teaches Employment Discrimination, Advanced Topics in Employment Discrimination, and Professional Responsibility. Professor Martin's interdisciplinary research focuses on employment discrimination law, organizational culture and behavior, and critical race theory. The main thrust of her academic work centers on contemporary workplace realities and the impact of discrimination law on the inclusion of women, people of color and other marginalized workers. A frequent presenter at national conferences, Professor Martin is dedicated to gender and racial equity, and broad notions of inclusivity more generally. Professor Martin was named to Lawyers of Color's 50 Under 50 List of minority law professors making an impact in legal education in the 2014 Law School Diversity Issue. 

Appointed by President Sundborg in July 2016, Professor Martin is the inaugural Associate Vice President for Institutional Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer. She served as Co-Chair of the university-wide Task Force on Diversity and Inclusive Excellence 2014-2016. Her leadership experience also includes three years of service as Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development. 

In addition to her teaching and scholarly engagement, Professor Martin is an active contributor in many professional settings. She has served as Chair and Executive Committee Member of the AALS Executive Committee on Employment Discrimination Law. She is a Research Fellow for the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and was appointed twice to the Washington State Gender and Justice Commission. Professor Martin serves on the Advisory Board for the Lutie Lytle Black Female Law Professors Writing Workshop. In 2014, she was invited to join the American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility Publications Board.

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Tim Corey

Founder/Graphic Facilitator, Colibri Facilitation "Your Ideas Thrive"

Timothy Corey continues to break new ground using methodologies that touch multiple senses. He attentively listens, internalizes the information at hand, reads between the lines, and graphically communicates a vision. The end result is the ability to offer intuitive insight that his clients find uncanny while helping individuals and organizations create more responsive strategies for communication and support. 

With an international reputation, Tim has offered facilitation to over 700 teams. He’s provided organizational development services for over 100 companies both for-profit and non-profit organizations, including community groups, governmental organizations, schools and forward-thinking companies. He is passionate about serving others, so it’s no surprise that Tim’s background includes 28 years experience working in human service systems that support people with disabilities and their families. He is also a certified mediator and executive coach.