Dr. Debra Joy Perez

The Dean’s Lecture Series: Critical Conversations on Black History Begins at Douglass

This past month, Douglass launched The Dean's Lecture Series: Critical Conversations on Black History.

Thus far, the series has featured two Douglass alumnae who are active advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion. On September 10, 2020, Dana Grant DRC'15, a human resource professional, joined students, alumnae, and staff for a discussion. Read more about Dana Grant here. Dr. Debra Joy Pérez DC'84, a Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Independent Executive Consultant to national foundations and federal grant making entities, spoke to the Douglass community about the importance of allyship on September 22, 2020. Watch Dr. Pérez speak about her work here.

Future speakers will include Dr. Jonathan Holloway, President of Rutgers University, on October 22, 2020 and Dr. Keisha Blain, Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh, on November 10, 2020.

For more information about upcoming installments of the Dean’s Lecture Series: Critical Conversations on Black History, please click here.