Join Dr. Andre Walcott, Director of DEI at Advantis Credit Union, for the next Equity Committee Lunch & Learn event on Combating Imposter Syndrome.

Dr. Walcott will share his personal journey on a path to sciences and discuss how bias can prevent students from historically excluded groups from being encouraged in certain fields of study.

UPDATE: If you weren’t able to attend this Lunch and Learn but would still like to learn about “Imposter Phenomenon,” we posted a video of André’s presentation on the ESD YouTube channel:


ON DECK: What happened on June 19th? A History of Juneteenth

What Happened on June 19? A History of Juneteenth, Wed, June 15, 12-1pm, Registration through pdEnroller is required for attendance. Join historian Melissa Williams in celebrating Juneteenth with a discussion of the holiday’s roots, significance, and the role of “Black joy” in African American life. Juneteenth commemorates the liberation of the last enslaved people in Confederate territory on June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas and is also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day. For over a century, the 19th of June had been unofficially celebrated nationwide with family gatherings, cookouts, dances, church activities, and historical programs. As of 2021, it is an official federal holiday. Come learn more about this intriguing element of America’s past and its importance today. Presented by Melissa E.E. Williams, Historian and DEI Professional.

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