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#ONEWHARTON

Special thanks to our co-sponsoring clubs:
AAMBAA, India Club, MENA, MSA, Out for Business, Rugby, Social Impact Club, Storytellers, WHAMBAA, WWIB, 22s

MONDAY 2/13

12:00PM (JMHH G55) DECONSTRUCTING OUR IDENTITIES

Our identities are complex and messy, yet powerful. They can empower us as much as they can impede us. This session will enable us to think critically about the power in our identities. Come hear from classmates about their experiences and participate in an interactive exercise around how different elements of our identities shape our choices and life outcomes.

*Lunch will be provided*

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4:30PM (JMHH G60) UNCONSCIOUS BIAS IN ORGANIZATIONS WITH DR. SIGAL BARSADE AND JEFF KLEIN

Attendees must register for this event using this link: https://wharton.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_a8D4enYyafTsIjb. This presentation and discussion provides an overview of the subconscious psychological processes collectively known as unconscious or implicit bias. The effects of unconscious bias in organizations and strategies to manage or reduce bias in individuals and organizations will also be discussed.

7:00PM (Time - 13th & Sansom) STORYTELLERS SLAM: THE SPACE BETWEEN

Storytellers was created so that every Wharton student has the chance to tell stories that engage, inspire and build our community. Come hear stories from your classmates! Slam Theme: The Space Between. We all have different aspects of our identities. When did you find yourself in the space between multiple identities? How did you become aware of your or another’s identity? 

 

TUESDAY 2/14

12:00PM (JMHH G60) ALLYSHIP AT WHARTON AND BEYOND WITH DEAN HOWIE KAUFOLD AND DR. MARYBETH GASMAN

Please join Dean Howie and Dr. Marybeth Gasman, Professor of Higher Education and Director of Penn's Centerfor Minority-Serving Institutions, for an actionable discussion on allyship and the tangible ways you can advocate for and support your peers, the Wharton community and marginalized groups in the population at large.

*Lunch will be provided*

4:30PM (JMHH 260) ASK ME ANYTHING: I’M A MUSLIM

Please RSVP here.

A panel of Muslims from a wide variety of experiences, backgrounds and cultures will share their stories briefly, and discuss Islam in a contemporary context. Questions from the audience will be fielded both directly or anonymously.

 

WEDNESDAY 2/15

12:00PM (JMHH 260) Breaking the Silence: Exploring Class and Meritocracy at Wharton and Beyond

57% of our classmates feel that our school does not do an adequate job of addressing socioeconomic status and 40% of our classmates have felt some level of discrimination based on their socioeconomic status according to this year's  Diversity & Inclusion Survey. Join us for a discussion that will explore the historical context and government policies that have engendered socioeconomic inequality as well as the opportunity to hear from a panel of our Wharton classmates to learn about their perceptions of socioeconomic diversity at Wharton and beyond. 

*Lunch will be provided*

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4:30PM (JMHH 250) SCREENING OF “MISS REPRESENTATION”

Please RSVP here by February 13.

Join us for a viewing of Miss Representation, an award-winning film that premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film exposes how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America and includes interviews with teenagers, politicians, journalists, entertainers, activists and academics, such as Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Margaret Cho, Rosario Dawson and Gloria Steinem. The film presentation will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Professor Nancy Rothbard.

*A light dinner will be provided*

 

Thursday 2/16

12:00pm (JMHH G60) #GoodMuslimBadMuslim: Being activists, comedians, women and Muslims in America

Hosts Taz Ahmed and Zahra Noorbakhsh of the popular podcast #GoodMuslimBadMuslim talk about what it means to be activists, comedians, women and Muslims in the US. They'll discuss what it means to be a "good Muslim" and provide their views on the perception of Muslims in the US.

*Lunch will be provided*

5-9pm (Armory) Return on Equality Pub

Let’s end the week on a celebratory note: by meeting for a few beverages and a reminder of what brings us together as a diverse community. 

 

throughout the week

ROE Supper Club small group dinners

Join us for a small group dinner if you would like an opportunity to learn more about the various topics we are covering during the week in a smaller setting. ROE will be covering the wine at these dinners. 

Humans of Wharton

Stories of empathy and diversity across Wharton on Facebook and Instagram