Westminster Alums Help Bring United Nations Conference to Utah

westminster college alums mitch dumke and madison denkers, cochairs of UN conference in salt lake city utah

Aug 28, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY – Madison Denkers and Mitch Dumke are examples of Westminster alums creating change. They were co-chairs for the United Nations Civil Society conference held in Salt Lake City this week.

They helped bring the international event focused on building inclusive and sustainable cities to Utah–the first time it’s been hosted in the U.S. outside UN headquarters in New York. Global leaders joined thousands in downtown Salt Lake City to work on affordable housing, transportation, green public spaces, and much more. 

Westminster college alums and student at United Nations conference in salt lake city utah

Mitch and Madison connected with current Westminster student Anisa Dahir at the conference. They also worked with fellow host youth committee co-chairs, Under Secretary General Alison Smale, and Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski.

westminster college alums at UN conference

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Westminster is a private, independent, and comprehensive college in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts blended with professional programs in an atmosphere dedicated to civic engagement. With the goal of enabling its graduates to live vibrant, just, and successful lives, Westminster provides transformational learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students in a truly student-centered environment. Faculty focus on teaching, learning, and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster’s urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Rocky Mountains.

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