March 18, 2021

1:00-5:30pm EDT | VIRTUAL
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Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium

The first Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium is an introduction to the field and collective that claim the name.

Join us as we talk about the need to integrate Black feminism into science, medicine, technology, and health.

We hope to see you there!


  • Ruha Benjamin, Professor, African American Studies, Princeton University
  • Harriet Washington, science writer, editor, and medical ethicist
  • Evelynn Hammonds, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science, Professor, African and African American Studies, Harvard University
  • Patricia Williams, University Distinguished Professor of Law and Humanities, Northeastern University
  • OmiSoore Dryden, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Adeola Oni-Orisan, MD, PhD, Resident in Family Medicine at University of California
  • Ugo Edu, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, UCLA
  • Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor, Africana and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University
  • Nicole Charles, Assistant Professor, Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga
  • Whitney Peoples, Director, Educational Development & Assessment Services. Coordinator of DEI Initiatives & Critical Race Pedagogies, University of Michigan