Hill Air Force Base launches ‘IDEA with DEIA’ speaker series Published Jan. 3, 2023 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility office at Hill will host its first quarterly “IDEA with DEIA” speaker series event on Jan. 18. IDEA stands for Innovation, Discussion, Education and Aspiration. The mission of the series is to increase the awareness of the agency’s continued efforts to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. The speaker will be Chaplain (Col.) Ruth Segres, Chief of the Plans and Program Division for the Office of the Chief of Chaplains, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. She will speak on the theme “Influential leaders: Act up!” The virtual event will be hosted on ZoomGov, noon to 1:30 p.m. (Mountain Time), and is open to all military and civilian personnel. The link to the event will be sent through internal channels. “The IDEA with DEIA speaker series is an opportunity to delve deeper into Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility topics,” said Wyteeshia McRoberts, DEIA affirmative employment manager. “Through innovative and educational topics, we hope to encourage open, productive, and respectful discussions on issues affecting all Airmen and Guardians.” Quarterly speakers will include leaders from across the AFMC and Air Force. For questions or additional information on the event, contact Wyteeshia McRoberts at wyteeshia.mcroberts @us.af.mil.