Ain’t I a Woman? Revisiting and Reclaiming African American Girls’ Racialized and Gendered Experiences within the Classroom

April 24

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

2020 Pinderhughes Diversity Lecture given by Sheretta Butler-Barnes, PhD, Associate Professor, Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Brown School Associate Professor Sheretta Butler-Barnes is a developmental psychologist and has expertise and scholarly work on the impact of racism and the use of culturally strength-based assets on the educational and health outcomes of Black American adolescents. Before joining the Brown School, Butler-Barnes was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan's School of Education affiliated with the Center for the Study of Black Youth in Context. Butler-Barnes received her PhD and MA from Wayne State University in developmental psychology and a BS in psychology from Michigan State University. The Pinderhughes Diversity Lecture Series brings changemakers to campus to speak about pressing topics within the field of social work. The series honors BCSSW Professor Emerita Elaine Pinderhughes, whose vision and mentorship has long inspired students to advocate for social progress. Please RSVP 

2020 Diversity and Inclusion Summit: Towards Inclusive Excellence

May 20

9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

The fifth annual summit, Towards Inclusive Excellence, in a modified virtual format, invites faculty and staff to participate in developmental learning opportunities using actionable strategies an approaches towards inclusive mindsets and collaborations that build and advance a thriving professional and academic environment of inclusion.