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It’s more important than ever to encourage people of all backgrounds to tell their own stories. Author of Juliet Takes a Breath and the Marvel series America—featuring the first queer, Latinx teen-girl superhero, ever—Gabby Rivera speaks to fostering better dialogue, inspiring radical creativity, and empowering our most vulnerable communities.

Policing the Police

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Against the backdrop of a pandemic that is disproportionately killing Black people, the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police sparked a renewed push for racial justice and calls for change. In his recently released documentary Policing the Police 2020, FRONTLINE correspondent and New Yorker staff writer, Jelani Cobb examines the realities of race and policing in America.

Shoot for the Stars

Women & Leadership Ellen Ochoa

The first Latina in space, Ellen Ochoa has charted an inspirational career path: from her early days as a researcher, to her four missions as an astronaut, to heading up NASA’s Johnson Space Center. She speaks to the importance of minorities in STEM, women in leadership positions, and blazing your own trail.

Admission Isn't Acceptance

College Anthony Jack

Assistant Professor at Harvard and author of The Privileged Poor, Anthony Jack shows us how college policies and campus culture need to change in order to safely welcome and encourage a diverse student body.

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Tell Your Story

Diversity & Inclusion Gabby Rivera

It’s more important than ever to encourage people of all backgrounds to tell their own stories. Author of Juliet Takes a Breath and the Marvel series America—featuring the first queer, Latinx teen-girl superhero, ever—Gabby Rivera speaks to fostering better dialogue, inspiring radical creativity, and empowering our most vulnerable communities.

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Global Futurist at HP | Innovation Expert

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