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OCTOBER 2018

Devin Walker speaks to middle schoolers

100 Passports Giveaway

The 100 Passports Giveaway is part of the DDCE's new Austin Future Global Leaders Initiative that encourages students from underrepresented backgrounds to study abroad.

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Diversity and Innovation Mixer

Diversity and Innovation Mixer

Meet our Vice President Leonard Moore and learn how the DDCE is using inclusive innovation to impact Austin at an event titled "The Mix that Matters Most" on Thursday Nov. 8, 6-8 p.m. at Impact Hub, 540 N. Lamar Blvd.

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PVIL Exhibit

Celebrating Disability Awareness Month

Meet Sarah Rung, a history junior who spent an unforgettable summer interning at the Smithsonian’s Archives Center. It was her love for history that got her though some difficult times while living with POTS syndrome.

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We are First-Gen

Raise Your Horns for First-Gen Students

The DDCE’s First-Gen Longhorns Initiative is kickstarting a HornRaiser campaign for scholarships, study abroad opportunities and educational programing. Starting Nov. 6, you can help by contributing to this month-long campaign.

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Events

Inclusive Innovation Summit

What: The DDCE’s new Center for Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship is hosting a panel event featuring entrepreneurs and executives who are shaping the landscape of tomorrow's companies. The event, co-hosted by the Capital Factory, will also include interactive workshops and networking opportunities. Free and open to the public. RSVP here. See the innovation blog for more information.
When: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1
Where: Capital Factory (first floor – Voltron), 701 Brazos Street 

Diversity and Innovation: The Mix That Matters Most

What: Meet Leonard N. Moore, vice president for diversity and community engagement, and learn about the new ways the DDCE is using inclusive innovation to impact Austin. 
When: 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8 
Where: Impact Hub, 5540 N. Lamar Blvd.

Young, Gifted & @Risk

What: The Steve Fund and campus partners are hosting a national symposium addressing mental health and wellness for students of color.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14 
Where: the LBJ Auditorium and Thompson Conference Center

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