MET Anti-Racism 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


September 22, 2022 | 5:00-6:00pm PST

Parliamentary Secretary Rachna Singh

Anti-Racist Data Collection and Use of Data to Inform Policy and Service Delivery

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October 19, 2022 | 4:00-5:00pm PST

Dr. Zoe Branigan-Pipe

Inclusive Makerspace and 21st Century Educational Technology

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November 24, 2022 | 5:00-6:00pm PST

Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender

Systemic Racism in Policing from a Human Rights Lens

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Past 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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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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February

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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