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Equity Advancement Symposium

Theater Delta Performance and BioCore Student Poster Sessions
Thursday, July 27, 2023
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
David Asai, PhD, Senior Director of Education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

This symposium will bring the Duke SOM and broader community together to facilitate conversations at the intersection of science, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Attendees will hear keynote remarks from David Asai, PhD, Senior Director of Education at HHMI, about continuing the movement towards equity in our academic and research environments post-COVID, view interactive performances to reflect on creating ways to build an inclusive community, and learn about the impactful research being done by trainees. All staff, faculty, and students are welcome to register here.

Read more about Asai's initiatives to advance inclusive diversity in science and his 2020 Cell article on Race Matters. His work was recognized by the American Society for Cell Biology, which awarded him with the 2022 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education.