10 Simple Rules for Building an Antiracist Lab Event
Ways of moving beyond statements of solidarity to antiracist actions will be the focus on a free online event with the authors of Ten Simple Rules for Building an Antiracist Lab.
Asmeret Asefaw Berhe (left) and Bala Chaudhary will discuss their antiracist action plan on Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. in a talk presented by the McMaster Science Society (MSS), the McMaster Science Graduate Student Association (SciGSA) and the Faculty of Science.
Joining the conversation will be MSS President Nicole Wong, SciGSA President Rhea Desai, Interim Associate Dean of Research & External Relations Juliet Daniel and Dean Maureen MacDonald.
Register online at https://bit.ly/2TVuiWZ . An email will be sent on Nov. 23 with a link to the event.
Bala Chaudhary is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Studies at DePaul University in Chicago. She is a trained ecologist, conducting her undergraduate degree at the University of Chicago and her MS and PhD at Northern Arizona University. Research in her lab examines plant-soil-microbial ecology to address landscape-scale questions in natural and managed ecosystems from deserts to rain forests to cities. Bala has numerous publications in high profile scientific journals and, in 2019, she received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to study microbial biogeography as well as ways to promote racial and ethnic diversity in STEM.
The Ten Simple Rules for Building an Antiracist Lab event is part of the Faculty of Science's ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and antiracism.