Professor Michael Tuncap
Michael Tuncap was born in Aniguak, Guam & raised in Tacoma/ Lakewood. He has served as Director of: the Pacific Islander Student Commission at UW Seattle, the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Green River College & TRIO SSS at Seattle Central College. Studied race in Charlottesville as a Ralph Bunche fellow at UVA & as a Public Policy & International Affairs Institute Fellow in the Goldman School while earning his MA in Ethnic Studies @ UC Berkeley. Co-founded Diversity Equity in Hiring & Professional Development, UW Student Ambassadors Program, & the Men of Culture Academy. Served as former Adjunct Professor in Humanities @ SPSCC, Sociology @ Northwest Indian College, Diversity & Global Studies @ Highline, & Education at UWT.
Books: Matamai: the Vasa in Us, Pacific Voices Talk Story & Breathing Stories 2 Life.
1:10 PM | Cameo
We have a special message from Professor Tuncap this year. At our first virtual summit in 2020, he delivered an electric keynote presentation, entitled “Mindfulness, Muzik & Mental Health: E race ing.”