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Tuesday, April 27 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual Event - see description for participation info
For more information:

Ed Botchwey, Ph.D. - Chair, IBB Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
Colly Mitchell - event inquiries

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IBB Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Seminar

"My Perspective on Disability for the STEM Community and Beyond"

Mark Colasurdo

Doctoral Candidate
Andrés García, Ph.D., Advisor
Georgia Tech

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A conversation with Georgia Tech graduate student Mark Colasurdo who will discuss his background and provide personal and broader perspectives on what it’s like to navigate STEM with disability. He will share some of the difficult aspects ranging from making work in the lab accessible to the challenges of disclosing disability, identifying as someone with a disability, and how this may play a role in facing obstacles such as imposter syndrome.

This series is hosted by the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Science (IBB) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.