WOCC Luncheon speaker announced

The keynote speaker for the Michigan ACE Women’s Network Women of Color Collaborative (WOCC) Fall Luncheon is Judi Brown Clarke, diversity director for the National Science Foundation’s Bio-Computational Evolution in Action Consortium (BEACON) Center at Michigan State University.

ClarkeThe luncheon, “Moving the Needle: No Limits,” is set for Friday, November 10, at Western Michigan University. Cost to attend is $60 for professionals and $20 for undergraduate/graduate students who are currently enrolled in classes. The program will run from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Register online here.

Clarke also serves as the vice president of Lansing’s City Council and recently was announced as a mayoral candidate for the city. In addition to her academic and professional successes, Clarke is an accomplished athlete and a five-time National Champion and silver medalist in the 1984 Olympic Games.

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Day 2 conference keynote announced

The keynote speakers on June 6 will be Susan E. Borrego, chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint. Borrego is a nationally renown leader and advocate for student success, particularly for traditionally under-represented students. She also has served on numerous boards and national task forces, including as a team leader for the AASCU Hispanic Success study, chair of NASPA undergraduate fellows program, and consultant for the Irvine Campus Diversity Initiative project.

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