The Division of Talent & Inclusion's DEIB Unit hosted WPI's inaugural DEIB Symposium on November 6, 2023, to coincide with the second Wellness Day of this academic year. Many faculty, staff, and students attended the variety of session offered, including the following two keynotes, which are still available to our community via video recordings.


Dr. Charmain Jackman headshot

  • 9:00 AM | Keynote address The New "Silent Killer": Racial Trauma in the Workplace and the Impact on Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing, featuring Founder & CEO of InnoPsych, Dr. Charmain Jackman.

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  • 3:00 PM | Fireside chat between President Grace Wang with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita of Spelman College and author of Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?

[NB: Access to these recordings is restricted to members of the WPI community. To view Dr. Tatum's recording, you must visit this page, click on the black bar labeled WPI Login, enter your WPI login credentials to access secure web pages, and then click on the video link a second time. Please email with questions.]

For the full day's agenda, see the symposium brochure.


Nov 6, 2023 DEIB Wellness Day Symposium booklet cover image