Anti-Racism in the EdTechnosphere

MET Speaker Series

The purpose of this speaker series is to acknowledge the commitment that every individual and our organizations have to inclusivity and to addressing systemic racism. With a focus on anti-indigenous, anti-black, and anti-people-of-colour (IBPOC) racism, this series seeks to identify the responsibility educators have to facilitating and supporting anti-racist approaches and strategies within their practice to enhance and transform learning environments and learning cultures. Presenters have been asked to focus on education, racism, and anti-racism in our digital age.

Upcoming Sessions

May 25, 2022 | 5:00-6:00pm PST

Dr. Camille Rutherford

Systemic Racism and Future-Ready Technologies: How to ensure educational technology does not contribute to techno-racism

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Past Sessions

April 27, 2022 | 4:00-5:00pm PST

Dr. Patricia Makokis

Understanding and Coming to Terms with Historic Trauma: It’s a lifelong journey!

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March 28, 2022 | 4:00-5:00pm PST

Dr. Carl James

Race Matters: Costs of Equity, Inclusion, Diversity and Allyship

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Alex DeForge & Dr. Meera Dhebar

PODCAST: Pervasive Racism and the 2SLGBTQIA+ Community

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January 20, 2022 | 4:00-5:00pm PST

Dr. Cary Wu

Anti-Asian Racism: Roots, Impacts, and the Role of Educational Technology

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