Critical Conversations
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Mercedes Jenkins

Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategist, Google

No doubt you’ve heard the phrase “microaggressions” but what exactly are they and what is their impact?

In this workshop, Mercedes Jenkins will:

  • Define microaggressions
  • Dig into the studies and data around microaggressions
  • Provide actionable changes to mitigate these behaviors

Take this pre-event survey to inform relevant content for the course.


November 10, 2020
3:00-4:30pm PST

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.