Organised by the Global Ethnic Majority (GEM) staff network the event was a one-day, free online conference featuring scholar activists in the UK and the USA on their work and experiences in advocating for positive changes for equality and inclusion in the Higher Education sector.
Shardé speaks about her background and the path to her academic career and talks about why she started the hashtag #BlackInTheIvory
Shardé's teaching and research focus is Communication, she is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut.
Shardé's wikipedia entry
The McNair Scholars Program Shardé mentioned is to increase graduate degree awards for students from underrepresented segments of (US) society.
Shardé speaks about Dr Brenda Allen's book, "Difference Matters: Communicating Social Identity"
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