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MARCH 2019

The Project 2019

Summit on Race in America Happening April 8-10

Civil rights icons, activists and Grammy Award-winning musicians will discuss our nation’s current state of racial inequity at the LBJ Foundation’s Summit on Race in America, co-hosted by the DDCE.

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John Chase

School of Architecture Features John S. Chase Exhibit

Throughout the month of April, the School of Architecture will feature artistic works by John S. Chase, a UT Austin alumnus who became the first Black architect licensed in Texas. Read the full story.


Mandy Price

Tech Startup Brings Diversity Data to UT

The DDCE has joined Dallas technology startup Kanarys, Inc. in a research partnership focused on workplace diversity, equity and inclusion. Read the full story.


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New Program Aims to Prepare Next Generation of Female Execs

The DDCE has recently launched WIELD Texas, a women’s executive career incubator that pairs students with Austin’s top female executives. Read the full story.


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Sweatt Symposium to Examine Economic Empowerment

“Economic Empowerment: The Unfinished Business of Civil Rights” is the title of this year’s Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, happening on May 1-2 at Rowling Hall. Read the full story.



Public Reception for John S. Chase Exhibit

What: All are invited to join the School of Architecture community for an opening reception. The event is co-sponsored by the DDCE.
When: 5 p.m., April 1
Where: Goldsmith Hall, Mebane Gallery, 310 Inner Campus Dr.

Public Memorial Service for President Powers

What: Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of former UT President William C. Powers Jr.
When: 3 p.m., April 12
Where: Main Mall

Second Annual DDCE First-Gen Networking Summit

What: A roundtable discussion and panel session with first-generation graduates working in various professions. Dr. Charles Martinez, dean of the College of Education, will be the moderator.
When: 6-8 p.m., April 15
Where: Texas Union, Santa Rita Room, 3.502


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