Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

Penn GSE’s María Cioè-Peña on equitable access in education

The assistant professor of education joined the Educational Linguistics Division to ensure that bilingual children with dis/abilities get the support needed to thrive; she aims to find a model where all learners get what they need without being labeled.

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In the News


6ABC.com

Historic moment: Jalen Hurts and Patrick Mahomes serve as inspiration to Black youth

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School says that there was a time when Black athletes were considered to lack the skills and critical thinking needed for a leadership role.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

How do we improve diversity in medicine? Black female physician-leaders answer

Med student Jasmine Brown of the Perelman School of Medicine joins alumna Arlene Bennett and Perelman’s Eve Higginbotham to discuss her upcoming book, “Twice as Hard,” which recounts the stories of the nation’s first Black female doctors.

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Crooked Media

Cosplaying an investigation

Penn Carey Law’s Jasmine E. Harris appears on an episode of “Strict Scrutiny” to recap arguments in a case that could impact disability rights.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

How a voice from the past resonated with a Black woman medical student

Med student Jasmine Brown of the Perelman School of Medicine will be joined by alumna Arlene Bennett and Perelman’s Eve Higginbotham to discuss her upcoming book “Twice as Hard,” which recounts the stories of Black women who fought to become physicians.

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Boston Globe

Black and Hispanic patients with terminal cancer receive fewer opioids for pain, new study finds

Salima Meghani of the School of Nursing says that wide misapplication of CDC opioid guidelines has led to significant opioid access issues and race-based disparities for people with chronic pain.

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Inside Higher Ed

Why we need better data on faculty diversity

In an Op-Ed, Laura W. Perna of the Graduate School of Education writes that institutions of higher learning need better data on faculty backgrounds, their experiences and working conditions, and inequities in measures of success.

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