Pedro Noguera is a Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. His research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, he served as a tenured professor and holder of endowed chairs at New York University, Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley. He also served as a trustee for the State University of New York (SUNY) as an appointee of Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Chancellor’s Diversity Lecture Series
Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ 6 p.m. IUPUI Campus Center – Rooms 450 A & B
Youth advocate, Army combat veteran, promising business leader, and author
Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 6 p.m. IUPUI Hine Hall Auditorium
Wes Moore is a youth advocate, Army combat veteran, promising business leader, and author. A White House Fellow from 2006–2007, Moore served as a special assistant to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Following his time at the White House, Moore became an investment professional in New York at Citigroup, focusing on global technology and alternative investments. In 2009 he was selected as an Asia Society Fellow. Moore was named one of Ebony magazine’s “Top 30 Leaders Under 30” for 2007 and Crain’s New York Business’ “40 Under 40 Rising Stars” in 2009.
Since launching the viral #letnoorshine campaign in 2012, Noor Tagouri has gained international attention as one of the most talked about young adults in the country. Determined to become the first hijabi journalist on commercial television in the United States, Tagouri has embarked on a unique journey to achieve her dream, breaking down significant barriers in the process. She has since become an associate journalist for CBS radio in Washington D.C, graduated from one of the top journalism schools at the age of 20, become a local news reporter in the DC metro area for CTV News, and has traveled all over the world as a motivational speaker.
Associate journalist for CBS radio
Thursday, February 16, 2017 @ 6 p.m. IUPUI Campus Center – Rooms 450 C