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Event: Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium (Virtual Event)
Date/Time: 03/18/2021 at 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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by the MIT Program in Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS), with generous support from MIT and Northeastern University

(from event page) Join us for a day of Black Feminist Health Science Studies featuring leaders in the field as well as those who inspire us.

The first Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium is an introduction to the field and collective that claim the name. Join us as we talk about the need to integrate Black feminism into science, medicine, technology, and health. We hope to see you there!

Confirmed speakers:

  • Ruha Benjamin, Professor, African American Studies, Princeton University
  • Harriet Washington, science writer, editor, and medical ethicist
  • Evelynn Hammonds, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science, Professor, African and African American Studies, Harvard University
  • Patricia Williams, University Distinguished Professor of Law and Humanities, Northeastern University
  • Nicole Charles, Assistant Professor, Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga
  • OmiSoore Dryden, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Adeola Oni-Orisan, MD, PhD, Resident in Family Medicine at University of California
  • Ugo Edu, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, UCLA
  • Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor, Africana and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University
  • Whitney Peoples, Director, Educational Development & Assessment Services. Coordinator of DEI Initiatives & Critical Race Pedagogies, University of Michigan

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