ONWiE Summit 2022

When: Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

ONWiE Summit 2022

Title: Creating Effective Systems of Support for Historically Marginalized Students

About this event
Significant advances in psychological science have shed insight on how to best support the achievement and well-being of students from a diverse range of backgrounds. The interactive session will review the latest experimental research evidence on the effects of learning environments and strengths-based messages about students’ marginalized identities. Participants will explore how the study findings apply to their own learning contexts and work with young people.

Keynote Speaker
Mesmin Destin is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology and School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University in addition to a fellow of Northwestern’s Institute for Policy Research. He completed his PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Michigan in 2010. Destin uses experiments and other methods to investigate factors shaping the experiences and outcomes of students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. He received the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution in 2019 and a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 2021.

Cost: Free

Organizer: Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE)

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