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Campus Event Announcement – Panel and presentation sponsored by UCLA’s Center for Diverse Leadership in STEM

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Obstacles to STEM for Underrepresented People of Color and Strategies for Diversifying STEM

This event will include a screening of “Can We Talk?” and facilitated discussion by Kendall Moore, a lunch break, short talks by leaders of STEM initiatives, and a roundtable with students.

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Short Talks Include:

  • Can We Talk? Difficult Conversations with Underrepresented People of Color: Sense of Belonging and Obstacles to STEM Fields
  • John Henryism: The Impacts of Toxic Research Environments on Well-Being and Scientific Productivity
  • The Never Ending Mountain: Obstacles In STEM for Underrepresented Groups And The Importance Of Building A Strong Peer Network
  • Not Engineered with You in Mind: A Graduate Student Experience
  • Endurance is a virtue: A personal account of my path to a geophysics postdoc as a Native American
  • Equity Through Access: Navigating a Sea of Obstacles for Underrepresented Students of Color in STEM Programs
  • Value of Academic Strategies for Students of Color’s Success at Community Colleges
  • Anti-Oppressive STEM Spaces in Theory and in Practice
  • Changing the narrative; advancing STEM diversity through opportunity and community

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGehe75XuTGtlmSJTTgHC1Kp64LLJ4x4CO_YsimzFpWYr2Tg/viewform

Venue

Charles E. Young Research Library, Main Conference Room
CA United States

Organizer

Center for Diverse Leadership in STEM, UCLA

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGehe75XuTGtlmSJTTgHC1Kp64LLJ4x4CO_YsimzFpWYr2Tg/viewform

Venue

Charles E. Young Research Library, Main Conference Room
CA United States

Organizer

Center for Diverse Leadership in STEM, UCLA