Critical Conversations
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Mercedes Jenkins

Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategist, Google

Mercedes Jenkins returns to explore the foundational concepts of racial equity.

In this workshop, you’ll learn more about:

  • Systemic oppression
  • Impact of white dominant norms
  • History of racism in the United States
  • Foundations of anti-racism


September 22, 2020
3:30-5:00pm PDT

Critical Conversations was launched in 2020 as a way for Gladstone community members to challenge and empower themselves by considering different ways of thinking through the lens of others. These discussions will encourage you to reframe or shift your perspective. All community members are encouraged to participate and continue the dialogue outside this forum.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Gladstone, we are committed to providing events and professional development activities that resonate with our community’s diverse members. Our goal is to develop creative programming that encompasses a wide variety of ideas and perspectives to inspire, educate, and engage with everyone within our walls.

We want to effect positive change through our events and activities by providing a platform for discussions on important topics related to increasing diversity and inclusiveness in the sciences.