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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Sept. 5 that a new Inclusive Innovation Fund, in partnership with the Marathon Foundation, will invest in minority-owned Washington, D.C. businesses beginning in 2019

Innovation Fund to Invest in Minority-Owned DC Businesses

A new Inclusive Innovation Fund is set to invest in developing Washington, D.C. businesses owned by minority entrepreneurs, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Sept. 5. The fund, which is being organized in partnership with The Marathon Foundation, is meant to benefit people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community,[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Dr. Adanna Johnson, coming from Loyola University MD, assumed her role this summer as the Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity, Equity and Student Success. Johnson brings with her years of experience handling issues pertaining to diversity and representation in higher education.

New Senior Associate Dean Assumes Role

Adanna J. Johnson, a former associate professor of psychology and director of the African and African American studies program at Loyola University Maryland, was named the Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity, Equity and Student Success this summer. Johnson, who also co-chaired the establishment of university-wide Racial[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Championing Equity and Opportunity

I have always longed to teach. When former Secretary of Education John King Jr. spoke at Georgetown on Oct. 3 and, in his remarks, called on the audience to be “champions of equity and opportunity,” this idea resonated deeply with me. Still, as a low-income and first-generation college student without[Read More…]

by October 23, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Movie Review: Equity

Until now, Leonardo DiCaprio’s lead role in “The Wolf of Wall Street” seemingly cemented him as the Wall Street genre’s most widely recognizable figure. However, “Equity,” starring Anna Gunn, has swiftly shifted the balance of power in this ever-expanding genre. The second movie by director Meera Menon, whose 2013 directorial[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Fluke Named Woman of Distinction

Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) was named one of the 2012 Women of Distinction last week for her work in helping to promote equity for women and girls. The award, given by the American Association of University Women and NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, honors five to six women[Read More…]

by May 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News