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Continuing Fellows

The Development Leadership Consortium Continuing Fellows program provides ongoing opportunities for engagement with fellow DLC alumni and friends in the Chicago development community.

Please join us for our next Continuing Fellows event:

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.