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Amplified: Race and Reality in STEM

Event Details

Thursday, June 10, 2021

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Virtual Event - see description for participation info

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Event Details

"Enacting Change through Cultivation of Student Activism and Engagement with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion"

D’Anne Duncan, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Learner Success
UC San Francisco

Moderator - Todd McDevitt, Ph.D.


D’Anne Duncan will discuss the critical importance and value of centering graduate student advocacy and activism to create institutional change by fostering relationships between graduate students, faculty, and campus administrators. Learn strategies to engage graduate students in leadership and diversity, equity, and inclusion values and principles to enact sustainable change in scientific and academic communities.

About the Speaker
D'Anne Duncan serves as the first assistant dean for diversity and learner success in the graduate division at UC San Francisco (UCSF) and is an adjunct assistant professor at UCSF. Duncan is committed to biomedical doctoral and postdoctoral education and training, diversity, anti-racism, career and professional development, and mentorship initiatives. She is passionate about inclusive excellence in the academy.

If you can’t get into the Zoom webinar, you can also watch live on our Facebook page.

Amplified: Race and Reality in STEM aims to give a national platform to speakers to have candid conversations around race and diversity in the STEM fields. Launched in 2020 as part of Gladstone’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, this series is hosted in partnership with Georgia Tech, the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute at University of Washington, and The University of Texas at Austin. We hope these discussions spark change throughout the sciences.

Last revised June 3, 2021