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Launching the Conversation: The 1st Summit on Social Justice in STEM at WPI

Wednesday, October 03, 2018
10:00 am to 5:00 pm


Join us for WPI’s first campus-wide summit on social justice! Hear from faculty, staff, and students who work in areas related to social justice. Join the conversation to explore the meaning behind social justice and to learn how it relates to WPI majors and specializations. Listen to our keynote speaker over lunch: Asima Silva -- a WPI alum, IBM software engineer, and social activist. Finally, help shape the future of social justice at WPI. Join our brainstorming discussion about what comes next for our community! Stop by for any part of the day. Listen. Learn. Discuss. Contribute. Everyone is welcome!

Click here (PDF) for the flyer of our event and of the day’s schedule.

Contact with questions: Emily Douglas, or Emma Brimdyr ​.


Co-Sponsored by Arts & Sciences, Engineering, Foise School of Business, Division of Talent & Inclusion, Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Department of Social Science & Policy Studies

Planning Committee: Ginger Adams, Emma Brimdyr, Colleen Callahan-Panday, Kathy Chen, Isaac Kwabena Larbi Donkoh-Halm, Emily Douglas, Jacob Goldblum, Rob Krueger, Courtney Kurlanska, Ema Mehuljic, Hong Chon Nh Fang, Nelson Pham, Frankie Schripsema, Charlana Simmons, Gbeton Somasse, Lisa Stoddard, and Andy Trapp

Advisory Committee: Michelle Jones-Johnson, Jean King, Donna Levin, Wole Soboyejo, Steve Taylor, and Bonnie Walker

Registration Deadline:
Friday, September 28, 2018 11:59 pm