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First Annual CHOP Diversity Symposium

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Date:
Apr 13, 2021 ‐ 10:00 am
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This event will be held virtually via BlueJeans: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/kaqbajsb

In honor of Diversity Month, the Research Institute is hosting the first annual Diversity Symposium. This is a time for the research community to come together and reflect on the importance of diversity, and to highlight opportunities to make science more diverse, equitable, and accessible to all. Dr. Platt will address systemic barriers impeding underrepresented minorities in STEM, and discuss methods to counteract the overt and implicit barriers contributing to this phenomenon.

Presentation Title:

"Gaslighting in the Academy: Actually Making Black Lives Matter"

Keynote Speaker:

Manu Platt, PhD
Professor, Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University
Deputy Director, Interdisciplinary Bioengineering Graduate Program
Director, GT-ESTEEMED
Director, Project ENGAGES
Co-Diversity Director, CMaT

This event is co-sponsored by Postdocs for Diversity in Science and the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs.

Add to Calendar 2021-04-13 10:00:00 2021-04-13 11:00:00 First Annual CHOP Diversity Symposium This event will be held virtually via BlueJeans: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/kaqbajsb In honor of Diversity Month, the Research Institute is hosting the first annual Diversity Symposium. This is a time for the research community to come together and reflect on the importance of diversity, and to highlight opportunities to make science more diverse, equitable, and accessible to all. Dr. Platt will address systemic barriers impeding underrepresented minorities in STEM, and discuss methods to counteract the overt and implicit barriers contributing to this phenomenon. Presentation Title: "Gaslighting in the Academy: Actually Making Black Lives Matter" Keynote Speaker: Manu Platt, PhD Professor, Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University Deputy Director, Interdisciplinary Bioengineering Graduate Program Director, GT-ESTEEMED Director, Project ENGAGES Co-Diversity Director, CMaT This event is co-sponsored by Postdocs for Diversity in Science and the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs. - Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs academicdiversity@chop.edu America/New_York public