Past Events

Jan
18
Social Justice Roundtable
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
WPU Ballroom

Discuss topics related to social justice engagement and activism with Pitt community partners.

Jan
19
Social Justice Symposim
Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
WPU Assembly Room

In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., this symposium will focus on how to reclaim the word "privilege" from its negative connotation in order to embrace and utilize it for the greater good. 

Jan
19
The Open Door Project: From Seneca Falls to the White House?
Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning

What gains have women made since the passage of the 19th Amendment, and what obstacles do they still face in achieving economic, political, and social equality? Panelists will include Dietrich School faculty members Jean Ferguson Carr, Maurine Greenwald, Marie Skoczylas, and Christel Temple.     

Jan
19
Reading Group: "Intersectionality in 2017"
Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
402 Cathedral of Learning

This GSWS discussion group is open to all faculty and PhD students interested addressing the issues and challenges involved in discussing the topic of intersectionality today. 

Jan
19
Voices Heard: A Social History of HIV Testing in the U.S.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
1105 Scaife Hall

A lecture on the influence of LGBT activism on government decision making by Dr. Ronald Valdiserri (physician and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). 

Jan
19
Discussion with Leon Ford
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 7:30pm
Wick Chapel, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

A discussion with policing reform and social justice activist Leon Ford, as part of the UPB Prison Education Program, where traditional students at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and incarcerated students at BOP FCI McKean have examined the failures of the criminal justice system and police accountability. 

Jan
20
Equipoise Unity Brunch
Friday, January 20, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
WPU Assembly Room

Inspiring music and reflections from members of Equipoise and presentation of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Creating A Just Community” Award, with guest speaker Cheryl Ruffin, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Manager of Affirmative Action.

Jan
20
What Is Diversity in Global Business?
Friday, January 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
270 Mervis Hall - Colloquium Room

During this panel, scholars, practitioners, and professionals will frame the concept of diversity and apply it to the environment that the students are experiencing both in the classroom and during their experienced-based learning activities, as well as to that of their future work place.

Jan
20
She Innovates - Kick Off Party
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

The kick-off party for the 2017 women's hackathon, open to all female students (undergraduates and graduates) in the Greater Pittsburgh area with or without a computer science background.

Jan
21
She Innovates: Technical Talk w/Jessica Trybus
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

Lunch and a talk with Jessica Trybus, founder and CEO of Simcoach Games. 

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