On Tuesday, June 12, more than 380 alumni, parents, and friends attended the Washington DC Campaign Kickoff Celebration for The Power of Penn: Advancing Knowledge for Good at the Ritz-Carlton.
Campaign Chair Robert M. Levy, WG’74, introduced a short video about The Power of Penn Campaign, which illuminated the many ways this historic Campaign will Grow Inclusion, Spark Innovation, and Accelerate Impact both on campus and around the world.
The program included a continuation of the Knowledge for Good panel series, featuring faculty members José A. Bauermeister, Laura W. Perna, C’88. W’88, and Dorothy E. Roberts.
JOSÉ A. BAUERMEISTER
PRESIDENTIAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NURSING; DIRECTOR, PROGRAM ON SEXUALITY, TECHNOLOGY, AND ACTION RESEARCH (PSTAR) AT PENN NURSING
José A. Bauermeister’s work focuses on developing programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and to provide care for vulnerable populations: high-risk adolescents and young adults.
LAURA W. PERNA, C’88, W’88
JAMES S. RIEPE PROFESSOR, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION; EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ALLIANCE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY (PENN AHEAD) AT PENN GSE
Laura W. Perna’s research examines the social structures, educational practices, and public policies that affect college access and success, particularly for low-income and minority students.
DOROTHY E. ROBERTS
GEORGE A. WEISS UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR OF LAW & SOCIOLOGY; RAYMOND PACE & SADIE TANNER MOSSELL ALEXANDER PROFESSOR OF CIVIL RIGHTS; PROFESSOR OF AFRICANA STUDIES; FOUNDING DIRECTOR, PENN PROGRAM ON RACE, SCIENCE & SOCIETY (PRSS) IN THE CENTER FOR AFRICANA STUDIES AT PENN ARTS & SCIENCES
Dorothy E. Roberts focuses on social justice issues that impact the lives of women, children, and African-Americans. By examining how inequality is entrenched in social structures, state institutions, and public policies, she strives to help build a more equitable society and world.
The program was followed by a lively reception providing an opportunity for Quakers to connect and share in the excitement of the Campaign.
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