Upcoming Guest Speakers - Brain Food
Toya Wright - Editor of Reality television personality, businesswoman, and author of Priceless Inspirations.
Dr. Christopher Emdin is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University; he also serves as Director of Science Education at the Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education. He is a public speaker on the issues of hip-hop education, STEM education, politics, race, class, diversity, and youth empowerment. Dr. Emdin is also the author of For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Ya’ll Too, also a New York Times bestseller.
CNN contributor Van Jones visits the Dillard campus as part of the Justice Revious O. Ortique Jr. Lecture Series. Jones has founded and led numerous social enterprises engaged in social and environmental justice. He has authored two New York Times bestsellers, The Green Collar Economy and Rebuild the Dream. Among his many awards and honors, Van Jones has been selected to Ebony Magazine’s 2013 Power 100 and is a winner of an NAACP Image Award.