OCTOBER 27

Inequality, Pandemics and Climate Change featuring Richard Wilkinson

In this SFU Vancouver Speaker Series lecture, Richard Wilkinson will address how inequality affected the pandemic experience and response, and how we can improve quality of life post-COVID as we face the ultimate challenge of the climate crisis.

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NOVEMBER 23

Setting the table for food justice

Who has a seat at the food policy table and who gets to define the problem and shape the solutions when it comes to addressing issues such as food insecurity? Tammara Soma, research director of SFU's Food Systems Lab, will discuss these questions at the next President's Faculty Lecture.

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EVENT RECAP

Discriminating Data

SFU Communication PhD student Kayla Hilstob recaps the first of the 2021-22 President's Faculty Lectures, where Wendy Hui Kyong Chun explored how predictive data algorithms encode racism and segregation, and how we might dismantle these things to build a better world both online and offline.

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INTERVIEW

Ruth Mojeed Ramirez on equity

The latest guest in our On Equity interview series is Ruth Mojeed Ramirez, Chief Equity Officer at The Inclusion Project. Hear her thoughts on what equity, justice and systemic change look like and how we can achieve them.

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  • October 25, 2021
    Discriminating Data with Wendy Hui Kyong Chun: Event Summary
    In the first President's Faculty Lecture of the 2021/2022 series, Dr. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun discussed her forthcoming book, Discriminating Data. This event was the first of six talks in the series around the theme of equity and justice from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
  • October 20, 2021
    On Equity: An interview with Ruth Mojeed Ramirez
    In the On Equity interview series, you’ll hear from people working towards equity, justice and systemic change from a variety of fields and perspectives. This interview is with Ruth Mojeed Ramirez, founder and Chief Equity Officer of The Inclusion Project.
  • September 28, 2021
    On Equity: An interview with Sxwpilemaát Siyám a.k.a. Chief Leanne Joe
    In the On Equity interview series, you’ll hear from people working towards equity, justice and systemic change from a variety of fields and perspectives. This interview is with Sxwpilemaát Siyám a.k.a. Chief Leanne Joe, a member of the Squamish Nation, the transformative storyteller for economic reconciliation at SFU’s Community Economic Development Program and a member of our Towards Equity advisory committee.