Let’s Go There: The Importance of Racial Representation in Healthcare Teams and Professions

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Rhode Island College Impact

Join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on February 9, 1-2 p.m. for the second installment of a three-part series on health and wellness!

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In this panel, featured guests will share about their experiences and intersecting identities as persons with marginalized racial identities and as students, professionals, and leaders in healthcare professions. Join us for a conversation that matters and learn about the importance of racial representation in health professions!


Panelists include:

  • Kallie Mangum, President of RIC Multicultural Student Nurses Organization (MSNO)
  • Funke Dina, Vice President of RIC Multicultural Student Nurses Organization (MSNO)
  • Deborah Kutenplon, Associate Professor of Nursing and Chair of the RIC School of Nursing’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force
  • Jen Giroux '95, M.Ed. '06, Associate Vice President of Professional Studies and Continuing Education
  • Larry Warner, Chief Impact and Equity Officer at United Way RI
  • Sandra Victorino C.A.G.S. '12, Director of Workforce Development, Diversity, Inclusion & Community Relations at Care New England

Moderated by: Taquasia "Asia" Stevens, Graduate Student of the RIC School of Social Work

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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities with 72 hours notice.

Presented by RIC Offices of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Professional Studies in Continuing Education

To view all RIC events for Black History Month, visit www.ric.edu.bhm2022.