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Erika Cheung will facilitate a lunch and learn about professional ethics with a select group of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This is an opportunity to discuss ethical opportunities, challenges, and dilemmas with Ms. Cheung. Space is limited and students are asked to apply to participate in the lunch and learn by filling out a

Keynote—Beware of Black Boxes: Identify Signs of an Ethical Collapse with Theranos Whistleblower Erika Cheung

Palmer Commons - Forum Hall 100 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Theranos was the darling of Silicon Valley. The company boasted a revolutionary blood diagnostic and vision for the future of healthcare that many wanted to believe in. However, in a swift series of events, the company became one of the most highly reported business scandals in American history. Could this outcome have been prevented? Could

The Intersectionality of Well-Being, Identity, and Equity

Pierpont Commons 2101 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, United States

This workshop will examine how well-being and identity are interdependent. Participants will discuss how their identities shape their perceptions of wellness for themselves and others. On an individual level, how can students attend to their own well-being in a culture that doesn’t always promote it? From a leadership lens, we will look at graduate student

Anti-Racism in an Abroad Context

Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)

Structural racism in the United States is the normalization and legitimization of an array of dynamics—historical, cultural, institutional, and interpersonal—that routinely advantage whites while producing cumulative and chronic adverse outcomes for people of color. It is a system of hierarchy and inequity, primarily characterized by white supremacy—the preferential treatment, privilege, and power for white people

Disability Awareness and Inclusion

Virtual MI

This session will focus on raising awareness around disability and discussing strategies for increasing inclusion and accessibility. We will discuss suggestions for appropriate language and strategies for assisting individuals with disabilities. This session is intended to be a first step in inviting participants to think more deeply about disability and how to ensure that the

Pronouns 101

Virtual MI

A two-hour workshop on the basics of pronouns, their usage, and the connection between pronouns and transgender communities. Participants will have the chance to practice using different sets of pronouns and work on bystander intervention skills. Through this workshop, participants will: - Learn what pronouns are and be able to share why they are important

Minaadendamowin: Respect, Acknowledgement, Visibility, and Supporting Native American College Students

Virtual MI

This workshop will share the outcomes of the 2018 U-M Native American Student Task Committee (NASTC) report as a point of departure to discuss evidence-based practices for supporting Native American students in higher education. Because the first recommendation is to institutionalize the decolonizing practice of territorial acknowledgment, this workshop will examine the practice as well

Change It Up! © Anti-Black Racism

Virtual MI

Change It Up! © Anti-Black Racism is an interactive session where participants will learn about ways their identities can influence how they interact with others, as well as strategies they can start using immediately to navigate some of these interactions when harm is involved. This 90 minute workshop is focused on bystander intervention in response

Anti-Racist Community Engagement

Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)

Anti-Racist Community Engagement is an advanced interactive workshop for participants who are already familiar with both community engagement and anti-racism. We recommend the Ginsberg Center’s Foundations of Community Engagement workshop as a pre-req. Participants will develop a deeper understanding of white supremacy in higher education community engagement, discuss various anti-racist practices to resist white supremacy