Dialogues on Sexual and Gender Diversity ft. Community Panel

This webinar will explore insights and lessons from transgender or gender non-conforming students and ideas on how to make your courses trans-inclusive.

Date and Time:
Thursday, April 1st
Noon - 1:30 p.m. EST

Open to the public.
Zoom registration required:

http://bit.ly/dsgd-spring-2021

COMMUNITY PANEL:
Welcome Introductions
Dr. Katherine Masyn
Professor and Interim Chair
Dept. of Population Health Sciences
School of Public Health

QA Moderator
Dr. Kim Ramsey-White

Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept. of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences
School of Public Health

Facilitator
Dr. Carlos Pavão

Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept. of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences
School of Public Health

Panelists
Andre Vasi

MPH student
School of Public Health
Georgia State University

Andre Vasi (they/them/theirs) is a second-year Masters of Public Health (MPH) candidate in health policy and management at Georgia State Universitys School of Public Health, and is a current Graduate Research Assistant at the Georgia Health Policy Center. They also serve on the Community Advisory Board of a research project in collaboration with Georgia Stateand Georgia Institute of Technology called, LGBTQ+ Resilience in the Southeast during a Pandemic (RISE UP). Additionally, they are one of the leaders for Non-binary and Genderqueer Atlanta, a peer-led support group and organization for non-binary and gender expansive adults in Metro Atlanta. LGBTQ+ health and inclusivity are research interests of theirs and ones they are passionate about across public health. Andre isexcited to join this panel to share their experiences and input on diversity and inclusion for transgender and gender diverse students, faculty and staffto support inclusion at Georgia Stateand beyond.

Ari Villanueva
BSPH student
School of Public Health
University of Alabama Birmingham

Ari Villanueva (they/them/theirs) is a fourth-year undergraduate student (BSPH) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham studying public health and a Masters of Public Health applicant interested in health behavior and access. They currently work as a health administration and public health Research Assistant at the Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT) and at the UAB Center for the Study of Community Health. Arialso serves as a co-organizer for Advocates for Youths Alabama Youth Activist Alliance, as the president and Vice President of reproductive justice student organizations, and as student organizer in the coalition UAB Students for Diversity and Campus Safety. Their research interests include queer health and reproductive justice for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities. Their career goal is to diversify LGBTQ+ data, academic spacesand literary contributions as a Latine educator and researcher. Ari looks forward to participating in this panels conversations around trans and gender nonconforming student experiences.

Contact:
publichealth@gsu.edu

Hosted by the School of Public Health in collaboration with the Institute for Women's, Gender, Sexuality Studies, Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions, Atlanta Global Studies Center, and the Multicultural Center.

Dial-In Information

Open to the public.
Zoom registration required:

http://bit.ly/dsgd-spring-2021

Thursday, April 1 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Campus & Community, World & Culture, Workshop, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Offices and Resources

Student Affairs, Multicultural Center

Campus

Atlanta Campus

Colleges and Schools

School of Public Health, Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Group
Public Health Student Association, Undergraduate Public Health Club
Department
Atlanta Global Studies Center, Multicultural Center, Nursing, School of Public Health, Women's , Gender and Sexuality Studies
Hashtag

#GSUPublicHealth

Host

School of Public Health, Institute for Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Host University/Institution/Unit/Company

Georgia State University

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