Registration links will be available on July 15, 2021
He is the Global Lead for Diversity Strategy and Research at Google, and the founding Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech. His work focuses on the relationship between equity in the STEM enterprise, large educational systems, and the structural conditions that influence contemporary American life.
As a former Program Officer at the National Science Foundation, he worked, at the highest levels of the federal government, to help shape the national research agenda for effective means of delivering equitable and quality computational education to all students.
He was selected as a member of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper STEM + entrepreneurship Task Force to help U. S. cities craft strategies to engage young men and boys of color in the STEM landscape.
A member of Rotary and of United Nations Association/USA, Barbara Gaughen Muller is a peacemaker, author, speaker, radio host, visionary and consultant to world leaders. She co-authored REVOLUTIONARY CONVERSATIONS: THE TOOLS YOU NEED FOR THE SUCCESS YOU WANT showing how peace begins with us. She is the quintessential global citizen and activist who focuses her work on bringing peace to her community, her country, and the entire global village.
Dr. Todd C. Jenkins, Jr. is the founder and CEO of Bowtie Leadership and Development, Inc., a global leadership management training and coaching firm with a focus on bringing diverse people together to increase individual productivity and performance. Its watchwords are: ENGAGE! UNRAVEL! CONNECT! He is a Rotarian who has worked throughout the world, spending his life dedicated to helping others see their greatness through education, exposure and best practices. His motto is inspired by St. Augustine: “The world is like a book …. Those who do not engage, unravel and connect to better one’s self and others, only read one page.” He represents Rotary at Diversity, Equity and Inclusion workshops. He may always be seen wearing his signature bowtie.
Nadine Pemberton is an eight year Rotarian from Sheffield Rotary, and is now a member of the Rotary task force which aims to improve diversity, equity and inclusion. She is a coach, lawyer, and diversity and inclusion educator who splits her time between Yorkshire, England, and Saint Lucia. Throughout her career Nadine has specialized in strategic organizational development, team change and transformation; and has a well-established and proven commitment to equity and inclusion in all areas of her work. She recently founded Pemberton+Coaching and Consulting, where she works internationally as a change consultant, helping people, teams and organizations on the cusp of change gain the freedom they need to flourish. In 2020, Nadine founded Rotarians against Racism, a global community of Rotary family, friends and supporters all committed to being a voice for peace and to taking action in the fight against racism.
He has more than thirty years of experience leading numerous fiscal, legislative, political and community issues. He was Administrative Officer for the City of Los Angeles where he designed the city’s first comprehensive homeless strategy.
As President of the Weingart Foundation, he engages in numerous civic efforts to create a more equitable Southern California region, serves as chair of the Committee for Greater L.A., – a cross section of a group of Angelenos calling for sweeping systemic changes to dismantle institutional racism; serves on numerous non-profit boards including the Whittier College Board of Trustees. Miguel says, “This humanitarian crisis needs a long term solution that takes into account the systemic racist inequality and history in which we have all had a part. It’s time we come together to develop a system that not only serves our community but can be an example to other cities across the world.”
The Garbis Der-Yeghian Memorial Endowment for Peace
With the passing of PDG Garbis Der-Yeghian in January 2021 due to complication of COVID-19, an endowment has been established to carry on his legacy as a Rotarian of action and international peace builder. This endowment will be used to support a broad range of peace-related programs, including peace building/conflict resolution efforts here and abroad, scholarships, exchange programs, and contests such as Art for Peace. It will have an impact on District 5300’s students, Interactors, Rotaractors and Rotarians both here in our district and around the world.
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