The Center for Social Justice hosts an annual symposium to feature summer social justice-based research from undergraduate fellows and recent alumni.
Global Social Justice Summer Research Symposium 2019 Schedule
Friday, September 27, 9AM - 2PM
9:00am: Breakfast and Community Gathering
9:30am Welcome and Opening of the Symposium
9:35am: Hoyas Research Panel #1
Moderator: Professor Christian Wagner, S.J., Assistant Teaching Professor and Advisor for Global Engagement, School of Foreign Service
Mackenzie Price (COL’20) Education and Social Justice Summer Research Fellow, Ireland
Isaac Kim (SFS’20) Education and Social Justice Summer Research Fellow, Malawi
Allison Ross (NHS’20) Education and Social Justice Summer Research Fellow, Thailand [handout]
Renu Singh (G'20) Fulbright Fellow
10:30am: Coffee Break
10:45am: Hoyas Research Panel #2
Moderator: Andria Wisler, Ph.D., Executive Director, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service
Chelsea Hernandez (SFS'20) Center for Social Justice David F. Andretta Fellow, Mexico
Zack Gallin (SFS'20) Raines Fellow, Jordan
Carolina Sosa (SFS'20) Kalorama Fellow, United States
12:15pm: Keynote Presentation by Dr. Martha Hall, Director of Innovation of Health Sciences and Assistant Professor in Health Sciences with affiliations in the Fashion & Apparel Studies Department and the Horn Entrepreneurship program, University of Delaware
Designing Empathy: An User-Centered Approach to Improving Patient Health Outcomes
Dr. Hall will share her career journey from fashion design to healthcare research, with a focus on her user-centered approach to designing wearables to improve the quality of life, independence and mobility for a variety of patients.
1:30pm: Symposium End
2:00pm: Workshop with Dr. Hall at the Georgetown Maker Hub (Very limited space. Contact akw28 if you are interested.)
This CSJ event will be photographed. We may use the photographs for Georgetown University communications purposes.
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