The Equity and Pluralism Speaker Series seeks to explore the intersections of power and identity. Our speakers will expand dialogue, build cognitive sophistication, enhance empathetic reasoning, and challenge barriers to foster brave spaces that encourage equity and pluralism in our community.
Upcoming Speaker: Rusul Alrubail
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Rusul is Partner at CFNDRS, Inc. a design thinking agency that works with organizations on strategy, design and inclusion. Alrubail also works on literacy and student voice at The Writing Project. She is also an education writer, and a social justice advocate. Alrubail has taught English composition and literature to high school, college, and undergraduate students for 10 years. She has written with Edutopia, Education Week, The Guardian, PBS Newshour, The International Literacy Association, EdWeek Teacher, Teaching Tolerance, ASCD's Educational Leadership, Edsurge, Annenberg Learner Foundation, Medium and other prominent education publications. She's a TEDx speaker and a social media influencer on education, race, and equity. Her work focuses on teacher professional development and training, pedagogical practices in and out of the classroom, English language learners, equity & social justice, and media literacy as a means for professional development. You can find her work on her “Heart of a Teacher” blog: www.rusulalrubail.com
Check back for more details in the Fall.