From January 27-29, MIT will hold the 2014 Institute Diversity Summit: Demystifying Diversity: Challenge, Expand, Broaden your Perspective. This collaborative effort of faculty, students and staff offers an open forum for sharing data, experiences and ideas on this intriguing, difficult subject that has relevance to every one of us at MIT.
Monday, January 27, 2014: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Registration. At 1:30 p.m. the welcome address from Edmund Bertschinger, Institute Community and Equity Officer. Keynote Speaker Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, followed by Summit Keynote Reception beginning at 4 p.m.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Workshops
Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 6:00 p.m. A showing of the film Brother Outsider: The Story of Bayard Rustin. Come join us for an exciting and compelling film featuring the life and work of Bayard Rustin—a visionary strategist and activist, mentor to Martin Luther King Jr., as well as architect of the 1963 March on Washington. Rustin dared to live as an openly gay man during the fiercely homophobic 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
For more details please visit the Summit registration site.