Speakers

Derreck Kayongo Freeman Hrabowski III Daisy Hernández Dr. Bettina Love Illogic
@DerreckKayongo @daisyhernandez @BLoveSoulPower
Derreck is the CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, is an expert in environmental sustainability and global health. A Ugandan refugee, Derreck uses his experiences to inspire people to engage in dialogue around human rights issues in their communities and globally. Dr. Hrabowski has served as the President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) since 1992. He is a leading scholar, educator, and innovator, who has been recognized for his leadership.  His work focuses on science and math education, particularly for students of color and women. Daisy is an activist, writer, scholar, and current faculty member at Miami University (OH). She focuses her research on the intersections of gender, race, and feminism, as well as media representations of women of color.  A great storyteller, she has received acclaim for her works. Dr. Bettina L. Love is an award-winning author and Associate Professor of Educational Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia. Her research focuses on the ways in which urban youth negotiate Hip Hop music and culture to form social, cultural, and political identities to create new and sustaining ways of thinking about urban education and intersectional social justice. Illogic is an American hip-hop artist, poet, producer, writer and speaker that has called Columbus, Oh home since his birth. He has released multiple full length albums and Eps during his 19 year career.
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