This day-long student conference is free and explores issues within social justice. Register here.
Workshop topics will include:
- Men of Color Panel
- Physical, Emotional, Developmental Ability/Ableism
- Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Identities
- Socio-economic class/Classism
- Gender Identity/LGBTQ+
- Biracial / Multiracial identity / Mixed-Race Identity
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Amer F. Ahmed
Amer F. Ahmed serves as Director of Intercultural Teaching (DIT) and Faculty Development at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Acclaimed Diversity Scholar Examining Islamophobia
Amer F. Ahmed, Ed. D., is an individual with an eclectic personal and professional experience. As an intercultural diversity consultant, college administrator, facilitator, poet and Hip Hop activist, he channels his diverse experiences into work geared towards effective change serving to create mutual benefit for all.
Born in Springfield, Ohio, to Indian Muslim immigrants, Amer has dedicated his life to engaging and facilitating diversity across human difference. His studies in Anthropology and Black Studies have been enhanced by powerful study abroad experiences in South Africa and Nepal. His education, world experiences and his Indian-Muslim-American upbringing helps him understand the need for respect and dignity of all people.