Power and Identity 101 - A Higher Edquity Series Webinar
Wednesday, Aug. 5, noon, ET
Join CPE for the next installment of the popular Higher Edquity Series webinars, Power and Identity 101. University of Kentucky diversity leaders Te'Asia Martin and Brian Hamilton will discuss how societal, cultural, interpersonal and individual biases can shape the identities of faculty and students, often leading to both intentional and unintentional oppression. They will also discuss strategies for self-reflection and ideas on how to better serve marginalized populations.
Registration is closed, however you can view the event on CPE's YouTube channel using this link: https://youtu.be/Vi_NFMwJqGY.
The program coordinator for the University of Kentucky Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives, Martin is a two-time graduate of Grand Valley State University with a Masters in College Student Affairs Leadership and a Bachelors of Music with a vocal emphasis and a Minor in African American Studies. Before her current position at UK, she served as the assistant director of diversity and campus engagement at Transylvania University. Martin has passion for working with underrepresented voices in higher education and takes pride in developing opportunities for inclusion to bring community. When she is not working or serving students,she enjoys singing, watching or playing sports, spending time with her friends, family, or sorors, and writing. Martin is a member of the Eta Pi Sigma Alumni Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Hamilton, the assistant director of the University of Kentucky Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives, manages community building programs such as OUTGrads and My Brother’s Keeper, professional development opportunities like the Graduate Diverse Organizations Collective (G-DOC,) and supports inclusive outreach and recruitment initiatives. He attended the University of Missouri, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English; he also holds a Master of Education in college student personnel from the University of Louisville. Before joining UK, Brian served as the senior multicultural admissions counselor at Hanover College.