Diversity & Inclusion Professionals

Upcoming Events

Whether you’re an experienced DEI leader or new to the field, DAIP offers programming to help you hone your skills, broaden your perspective, and leave you inspired to forge ahead with this important work.

Latest Past Events

(In-Person) Diversity Links Meet-up: Allow Us To Reintroduce Ourselves

Slate 60 Valley Street, Providence

About the Event: Join us for an in-person event uniting DEI professionals. Dive into curated conversations, hear briefly from industry experts, connect with peers across industries, and enjoy networking over lite bites and drinks. At this peer-driven enjoyable event, networking effortlessly merges with meaningful connections. Experience Level: This event is relevant for all levels of experience. …

(In-Person) Film Screening & Discussion – “Silver Dollar Road”

Join us for an enlightening evening of film and conversation in recognition of Black History Month. DAIP is hosting a special program in honor of black excellence and community resilience at United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) on Monday, February 26th, for a screening & discussion around the documentary "Silver Dollar Road." The film tells …

(Virtual) Unfiltered Coffee Chat

Virtual, over Zoom

The holiday season can be a joyous time, but it also brings its fair share of stressors and challenges.  Join DAIP virtually on December 5th for an Unfiltered Coffee Chat facilitated by Vanessa Vigil (belonging & equity coordinator at Lifespan), Greg Brunson (diversity outreach coordinator at Butler Hospital), and Daphney Afolabi (licensed clinical social worker). …

Kevin Matta


Kevin Matta  (he, him, his) is a strategic differentiator, comfortable challenging the status quo, and brings both passion and experience to ensure client success and human engagement with his brilliant ability to make connections.

Kevin’s interest in justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion work developed as he witnessed his parents encounter inequities and injustices while navigating the American healthcare and workplace landscape. His passion for this work continues to be strengthened by the systemic injustices people around the world continue to experience.

Kevin serves as president of DAIP’s board of directors.