Black Diversity Officers Needed to Help Doctoral Candidate and Activist: Qualtrics Survey | Qualtrics Experience Management

I am a Ph.D. candidate in the higher education program at Florida State University. This study aims to understand the experiences of Black Chief Diversity Officers (CDOs) at Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs) during the anti-Critical Race Theory (CRT) movement. My research focuses on how CDOs experience racism at PWIs, how…

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Who Gets Accepted and Who Gets Rejected? Status in the Production of Social Science | RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences

This article considers science as a stratified social system that may reflect and reproduce broader social patterns of stratification. Analyses are based on a unique data archive with more than ten thousand published and unpublished manuscripts and the associated peer reviews, all submitted between 1990 and 2010 to the American…

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Decades of racial disparities revealed in National Science Foundation funding patterns

“What we saw in the data was striking,” said Alegado, a faculty member in the UH Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST).”These data force all of us within the academy to confront the uncomfortable reality that the system that we call meritocracy has instead perpetuated disadvantage….

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Wei Ho Is Drawn to Algebra, Geometry and the Human Side of Math | Quanta Magazine

Like many people who would go on to become mathematicians, Wei Ho grew up competing in math contests. In eighth grade, she won the Mathcounts state competition in Wisconsin, and her team took third place at nationals.Unlike many future mathematicians, she wasn’t sure she ever wanted to become one.“I wanted…

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The Honorable Marcia Fudge Visits JCSU, Encourages Students to Vote on Election Day | Johnson C. Smith University

“Many people don’t understand that Black history is American history,” said Fudge. “Somebody is going to make a decision for or about you, most of the time without you,” added Adams. “So, you need to either do what I’ve done and what Secretary Fudge has done. Run for office and make…

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The Women Deans of Howard University | Howard Magazine

“When I became president in 2014, there was only one fully-appointed woman dean,” says President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, MD, MBA. “I was determined to change that.”Howard gave Black women a chance to lead as deans at a time when other universities did not. Lucy Diggs Slowe was Howard’s…

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International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM 2022 | Technology Networks

Pride in STEM is a charity with a goal of raising the profile and highlighting the struggles of LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual) people in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). In 2020, the charity selected November 18 as the International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM,…

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20-year-old Nigerian Lady wins global award for being able to speak 11 foreign languages fluently, celebrates achievement | Scholarship Region

Favour Chisimidi who is a language prodigy can speak fluently in Korean, Swahili, Shona, Indonesian, Filipino, Spanish, German, French, Chinese, English and Igbo Language. She learned to speak all the languages without leaving the shores of Nigeria. According to reports, the 20-year-old prodigy is currently learning to speak the Yoruba…

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This Is Your Permission To Do What You Love | Gabrielle Ledet X Intimate Acts of Creativity

“In the second episode of our new series, ‘Intimate Acts of Creativity,’ created in partnership with Free People, artist Gabrielle Ledet (@the.eleventh.eyelash) reveals how painting is as natural and normal for her as brushing her teeth, and carves the path forward for us all to express ourselves freely without waiting…

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