JHU Forums on Race in America: The Global Empowerment of Women and the Impact of Women of Color on Public Policy
September 19, 2018: The Johns Hopkins University Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the SAIS Diversity Committee presented a panel on the global empowerment of women and the impact of women of color on public policy. Panelists including:

Veronica Cool
Founder and Managing Director, Cool and Associates

Serena Fong
Vice President, Strategic Engagement, Catalyst

Janice Mathis
Executive Director, National Council of Negro Women

Elsie L. Scott
Founding Director of the Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center, Howard University

Moderated by:

Noemi Crespo Rice
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Opening remarks by:

Chiedo Nwankwor
Visiting Research Associate and Adjunct Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University

The Forums on Race in America were established in spring 2015 to inform and expand the discussions that were ongoing in the university’s classrooms, workplaces, and public spaces: discussions about racial equality, divisions in our society, and the toll of institutionalized racism.
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