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Diversity at Penn: Park-Choi Lecture Series

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The University of Pennsylvania Libraries is pleased to announce a gift of $100,000 from William C. Park (‘89) and Jung Choi to fund a five-year lecture series dedicated to exploring topics related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEIA). The Park-Choi DEIA Lecture Series Fund supports the Penn Libraries’ commitment, articulated in its Strategic Plan 2020-2025, to contribute to local and national movements to address societal inequities. The plan details four strategic priorities supported by an ongoing investment in building the organization’s capacity and learning, and informed by a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

Future Speaker

Catherine D'Ignazio

Catherine D'Ignazio

Feminist Data Science in Action

This talk, and it's forthcoming book Counting Feminicide: Data Feminism in Action, make the case that feminicide data activists are at the forefront of a data ethics that rigorously and consistently takes power and people into account.


Have A Suggestion?

If you have a suggestion on who we should consider as a speaker for this event series, please email GOLD at: All suggestions will be thoroughly reviewed before final decision and an invitation to speak is sent.

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