Emmy award-winning actor to host Dialogues on Diversity in Science
Join the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and The Endowment for Basic Sciences at an innovative diversity dialogue event featuring Emmy award-winning actor and diversity trainer Ron Jones on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Power Center for Performing Arts.
Jones is the executive director of Dialogues on Diversity (DOD), a theater company that uses theatrical models to make messages of difference, inclusion and social justice accessible, engaging and entertaining.
At this theatrical event, Ron Jones and his cast will create a performance specifically catered to address obstacles faced in our scientific communities and work spaces.
“In a fast-changing world, we must embrace a new sense of cultural commonality and curiosity,” Jones said. “This requires cultural competence and a new way of looking at people who are different than ourselves. When we do this, our differences become an opportunity rather than an obstacle.”
All Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend this important conversation and learn how cultural differences can become an opportunity!