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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Panel & Workshop

Friday June 25, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

11 am - 12pm: Maydianne Andrade will moderate a panel discussion with Mercedes Burns, Lauren Esposito, and Jillian Suh-Kurovski. Topics will include challenges facing arachnologists with diverse identities, successes despite those challenges, and strategies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in arachnology.


12 - 1 pm: Jillian Suh-Kurovski will lead a workshop focused on actions we can take to identify and dismantle racism in academia. The workshop will include training on using bystander intervention to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in academia and arachnology.