STEM & URM Conversation Series

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: Lisa Gelobter, Founder and CEO of tEQuitable

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA), Lippitt House

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with Lisa Gelobter, Founder and CEO of tEQuitable, an independent, confidential platform to address issues of bias, discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Ms. Gelobter was a Brown graduate and Computer Science concentrator.

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: D. Fox Harrell, Ph.D.

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with D. Fox Harrell, Ph.D., Professor of Digital Media and Artificial Intelligence, Comparative Media Studies Program and Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This informal discussion presents an opportunity to learn more about Dr. Harrell's research and experiences, and talk about challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) in STEM fields.

Building Health Equity in an Unequal World: Sherman A. James [VIDEO]

Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting Street, Providence RI 02912

Dr. Sherman A. James will give the presentation, "Persist! The Long and Bumpy Road Toward Racial Health Equity in America" at Brown University on Thursday, November 16, 2017. This talk is the keynote of Building Health Equity in an Unequal World, a collaborative lecture series presented by the Brown University School of Public Health and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. Dr. James is the Susan B. King Emeritus Professor of Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University. His research focuses on the social determinants of racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care .

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: Gilda Barabino

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with Gilda Barabino, Ph.D., Dean and Frances H. Berg Professor at the City College of New York; President, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. This informal discussion presents an opportunity to learn more about Dr. Barabino's research and experiences, and talk about challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) in STEM fields.

Afternoon Chats with Dr. Ron Aubert

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

Please join us on Thursday, October 26 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm for an informal of discussion with Professor Ronald Aubert, Provost Visiting Professor in Public Health and CSREA, titled "Using Public Data to study Race and Socioeconomic factors and Health Outcomes."

STEM + HUGs Lunchtime Conversation with Erich Jarvis

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

CSREA is delighted to host a lunchtime conversation with Erich Jarvis, PhD, professor and head of the Laboratory of Neurogentics of Language at The Rockefeller University. This informal discussion presents an opportunity to learn more about his research and experiences, and talk about challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) in STEM fields.

We will serve lunch and spaces are limited, so please RSVP to csrea@brown.edu.

Afternoon Chats with Dr. John Johnson

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

Dr. John Asher Johnson
CSREA and Department of Physics, appointment through May 2017

Please join us for a series of Afternoon Chats with Professor John Johnson, Provost Visiting Professor with the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Department of Physics. These regularly scheduled, informal conversations are open to students, faculty, and staff interested in learning about and discussing his anti-racism work in STEM fields.

April 26: Topic – "Affirmative Action: Cartoon vs Reality" 

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with Carlos Castillo-Chavez

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

The Center for the Study of Race + Ethnicity in America (CSREA) invites you to an informal, lunchtime conversation with Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Regents Professor, Joaquin Bustoz Jr. Professor of Mathematical Biology and Distinguished Sustainability Scientist at Arizona State University (ASU).

This discussion presents an opportunity to learn more about his research and experiences, and talk about challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) in STEM fields.

Afternoon Chats with Dr. Ron Aubert

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA), Lippitt House

Dr. Ronald Aubert
CSREA and the School of Public Health, appointment through December 2017

Please join us for an informal series of discussions with Professor Ronald Aubert on the topic of, "Diabetes and Social Vulnerability: The Role of Race, Immigration and Ethnicity." How does social vulnerability play a role in communities at risk for diabetes? What other kinds of social factors are at play both for prevalence and prevention?

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