Agenda

PROGRAM

Friday, April 9, 2021 (all times are ET)

Welcome and Introductions   6:00 - 6:15 PM
Associate Dean Karen McGuinness  
Interim Dean Nolan McCarty  
Introduced: Sofia Ramirez (MPA ’21)  
Session 1: Keynote and Q&A

6:15 - 7:45 PM 

Session open to all members of the SPIA Community  
Ian Haney Lopez (MPA/JD ’90)  
Q&A moderated by Hope Wollensack (MPA ’18)  
Bullard Award 7:45 - 8:15 PM
Session open to all members of the SPIA Community  
Welcome: Barbara Hampton  
Student Presenter: Guillermo Herrera (MPA ’22)  
Alum Presenter: Maribel Hernandez (MPA/JD ’10)  
Award Recipient: Tanya (Toni) De Mello (MPA-URP '08)  
Closing Remarks: Liza Paudel  
Kumospace Cocktail Hour 8:00 - 10:00 PM
Session open to BIPOC attendees  


Saturday, April 10, 2021 (all times are ET)

Session 2: Storytelling Workshop 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Session open to BIPOC attendees  
Welcome: Laura de Olden (she/her)  
Introductions: Fatima Khan (MPA ’21) and Nausheen Rajan (MPA ’22)  
Opening Remarks: Sarah Manning, NDN Collective  
Facilitation: Story Center  
Closing: Amity Paye, Color of Change  
Break 1:00 - 2:00 PM

 

Session 3: Transformative Justice Alumni Panel and Q&A 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Session open to BIPOC attendees  
Welcome: Vice Dean Miguel Centeno (he/him)  
Introductions: Meghana Mungikar (MPA ’21)  
Panelists: Andrea Armstrong (MPA ’01), Seleeke Flingai (MPA ’18), Varsha Gandikota (MPA’19), and Vivian Chang (MPA ’17)  
Moderators: Sri Harshita Rallabhandi (MPA ’21) and Clarke Wheeler (MPA ’21)  
Closing Remarks: Laura De Olden (she/her)  
In Person Gatherings 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Session open to BIPOC attendees