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DLCTalks

DLCTalks provide ongoing opportunities for engagement with fellow DLC alumni and friends in the Chicago development community.

Please join us for our next DLCTalk:

The Intersection of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity: Activism Sparking Philanthropy
Featuring Dr. Na'ilah Nasir, President at the Spencer Foundation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

1700 Theatre At Steppenwolf
1700 North Halsted Street (Covered garage located at 1624 N Halsted for a fee)

  • 5:30pm: Reception and Connections (Wine, beer, soft drinks and light appetizers)

  • 6:15pm: Presentation

  • 6:45pm – 7:30pm: Q&A and Networking

$10 ticket includes admission, wine, and light hors d'oeuvres

Question(s) for Dr. Nasir

About the speaker: Dr. Na'ilah Suad Nasir is the sixth President of the Spencer Foundation, which supports research about education. She was a faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley, from 2008-2017 where she served as Vice-Chancellor of Equity and Inclusion at UC Berkeley from November 2015. Nasir earned her PhD in Educational Psychology at UCLA in 2000, and was a member of the faculty in the School of Education at Stanford University from 2000 – 2008. Her work focuses on issues of race, culture, learning, and identity. She is the author of Racialized Identities: Race and Achievement for African-American Youth and has published numerous scholarly articles. Nasir is a member of the National Academy of Education and a fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). In 2016 she was the recipient of the AERA Division G Mentoring Award.