Dismantling Structural Racism in the Academy and Beyond: Inclusive Leadership Learning Cohort Session 6

Date
May 28, 2021, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
Location
Virtual
Sponsor
GradFUTURES
Event Description

Join Dr. Jordan West, for a presentation and discussion related to what it will take to build truly inclusive cultures via promoting individual and collective action. Jordan S. West, PhD (she, her, and hers) is the Inaugural Director of University Diversity & Inclusion Programs at The George Washington University in the Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement in the Office of the Provost. In this capacity, Dr. West is responsible for creating and implementing educational opportunities across the institution that inform people, policies, and practices, in order to continue shifting the campus towards a more positive and just climate. Dr. West also has a faculty appointment in Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies at GW, and teaches courses on Black Feminist Theory. Dr. West identifies as a scholar activist and is a formally trained social justice educator and facilitator. Prior to joining GW, Dr. West was the Inaugural Senior Diversity & Inclusion Training Specialist at Princeton University where she created an 18-month Certificate Program called the Inclusion & Diversity Certificate Program (I&DCP) for cohorts of staff and faculty, in addition to leading, designing, and facilitating several opportunities for various departments across the campus.

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