Our society has gone viral, and our every move is scrutinized under a microscope. So how do we thrive and create inclusive spaces where individuality is also respected? This talk will walk us through history and contemporary ideas of achieving the egalitarian world we dream of.
About our speaker:
Vee Byrd is the Associate Director of Diversity and Social Change within Student Engagement at FSCJ. She is a native of Paducah, Kentucky and received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in Social Work. She has worked in Higher Education for over 15 years and has worked at Vanderbilt University, University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University, and most recently the University of Florida as the Director of Black Affairs. Mrs. Byrd is Founder and President of the Florida Association of Blacks in Higher Education and a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority among other memberships and affiliations. She is currently writing a book called The Blueprint for CLASS, which is a guide for first-generation African American students on how to navigate the collegiate environment.
Worship Leader: Jennifer Stokes
Accompanist: Gary Smart