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Thursday, August 2 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Closing Keynote: The Geography of Identity — Exploring Intersectionality

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If we are to work towards increasing equity and inclusion, we need to understand how our own and others’ identities impact our experiences in the world.  Using personal story telling and an original model called the Geography of Identity, Liesl Chatman explores how aspects of our identity change over time and place, and how each of us has our own unique identity that we can describe through our own stories of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, dis/ability, spiritual beliefs, age, language, and more.

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Liesl Chatman

Since the receipt of her first major award from NSF in 1993, Liesl has endeavored to broaden participation in STEM and to reduce disparities in educational outcomes. Over the past 24 years, she has consistently worked with teams to expand conceptions of what it means to transform... Read More →

Thursday August 2, 2018 12:30pm - 1:45pm CDT
JBWS 186