Mentor Emory, a program for women employees cosponsored by the President’s
Commission on the Status of Women and Human Resources, is now taking
applications for new mentors/mentees. The program provides women
with an opportunity to enhance their career development by drawing
on the experiences and talents of other successful Emory women.
Participants are paired based on professional skills, career goals
and areas of expertise. For more information or an application,
call 404-727-7591 or visit www.emory.edu/
Social critic to give Unity keynote
Social critic Tim Wise will deliver the keynote speech for Emory’s
celebration, Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m. in WHSCAB auditorium.
“Why Whites Must/Should Join in the Racial Equity and Social
Justice Movement,” will be the title of Wise’s address.
The event kicks off the final week of Unity Month, which this year
was expanded from a weeklong run of programs.
Senior advisor to the Fisk University Race Relations Institute in
Nashville, Tenn., Wise has spent more than 20 years fighting for
social justice. He recently founded the Association for White Anti-Racist
Education (AWARE), which focuses on education white Americans on
how to combat racism.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact
the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services at 404-727-6754.
Emory Report will not publish during the
week of Nov. 25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. ER will
resume publication on Dec. 2.