Time: 12-1 PM EST
Presenter(s): Ashleigh Teygong, Mia Reilly, Mimi Wahid
Description: In this workshop we will play a collaborative game, with participants working in teams to share in conversation and storytelling together, and encourage each other to open up and challenge their personal perceptions of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The SPXCE Game opens conversation on introductory diversity, equity, and inclusion terminology and topics.
Presenter(s) Bio: Ashleigh Teygong (she/her/hers) is a junior majoring in Chemical Engineering. She previously served as the MIT Panhellenic VP of Diversity and Inclusion, and is also involved in MIT Global Health Alliance and MIT AlChE.
Mia Reilly (she/her/hers) is a junior undergraduate majoring in Business Analytics and Computer Science. At MIT, Mia is on the varsity field hockey team and is also a member of the Sloan Student Advisory Board and the Community Catalyst Leadership Program.
Mimi Wahid (she/her/hers) is a senior double-majoring in Urban Studies and Planning and Writing. She enjoys studying social justice, the environment, storytelling, and exploring the intersections between these topics. At MIT, Mimi works with minority support and intercultural engagement through roles with OMP, OEOP, and Admissions Office. She also serves as a faculty member for the Student Diversity Leadership Conference, where she helps develop and facilitate curriculum for high school students.
Ashleigh, Mia and Mimi are PEP leaders. The Peer Educator Program (PEP) is a new initiative that trains and supports a team of leaders to create and distribute workshops to educate MIT organizations about diversity, equity and inclusion.