MacArthur Fellowship Award winner, Lateefah Simon, will visit campus for a series of lectures, workshops and classroom visits from November 7 – 11, 2011. Ms. Simon is the Executive Director of the Rosenberg Foundation, and former Executive Director of the Center for Young Women’s Development in San Francisco, where she became one of the youngest leaders of a social service agency in the country.
Ms. Simon’s visit inaugrates the CDGE Leader in Residence program. Our focus in this program is to bring a young leader to campus that embodies the Center’s mission and have this leader spend considerable time with our students and community. This years program is co-sponsored by the Office of Multi-ethnic Student Affairs, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program. The opening public lecture is on November 7th at 7:15pm in Kitteredge Hall preceded by a dessert reception at 6:45pm.
Please note that there will be “lunch and learn” sessions associated with her visit on Tuesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 10, from 11:30 – 12:45 in Babcock Dining Room. You must register to attend by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALSO, FOR STUDENT LEADERS AND MEMBERS OF STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:
Please join Ms. Simon for dinner on Wednesday, November 9 from 5:30 – 6:45 in Lowry. Afterward, she will be conducting a student leadership/social justice activism workshop in Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall.