Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Fromm Hall 125 - Maraschi Room
Event Type
Events and Lectures
Broullon, Adriana
Office of Diversity and Community Engagement

October 15th - November 19th, 2014
Every Wednesday
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Maraschi Room, Fromm Hall

Cost: $150 per person, includes dinner during each session (departmental sponsorship required - supply FOAP on registration form).

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Program Overview:

USF staff members are invited to apply for the Fall 2014 cohort of Allies in the Academy, a discussion series held for six weeks over dinners at the University of San Francisco. The program uses a series of edited narratives from Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation as the basis and guide for meaningful dialogue and discussion for change. We hope that through the methodology and process of this program, participants will have an opportunity to gather together for a person-centered and self-affirming dialogue. The framework of the program aims to affirm and strengthen existing relationships and allyship among staff members at USF.

Space is limited to 18 participants, and part time staff are encouraged to apply. Attendees will receive a copy of the book Unlikely Allies in the Academy. If you are interested in participating please email

Office of Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach
Office of the Provost
University Council for Jesuit Mission

This program is part of an institutional initiative developed through the Office of Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach. The Diversity Intensive further advances our commitment to: enrich university and community engagement; promote inclusive dialogue, interpersonal experiences, and intercultural appreciation; and support a thriving campus community, culture and climate. 

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