Tim Wise

The Impact of Privilege on Equity in Higher Education

Tim Wise - The impact of privilege on equity in higher education

Education professionals, students and community members are cordially invited to attend:

San Diego Mesa College Presents,
"The Impact of Privilege on Equity in Higher Education," featuring keynote speaker, Tim Wise
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Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. He has spent the past 25 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1000 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional and academic conferences, and to community groups across the country. Mr. Wise has trained corporate, government, entertainment, media, law enforcement, military, and medical industry professionals on methods for dismantling racism in their institutions, and has provided anti-racism training to educators and administrators nationwide.

San Diego Mesa College is committed to access, success, and equity.  We honor those commitments as a diverse community of faculty, students, professional staff, and administrators who collaborate to foster scholarship, leadership, innovation, and excellence in an inclusive learning environment.  By promoting student learning and achievement that leads to degrees and certificates, transfer, workforce training, and lifelong learning, we empower our students to reach their educational goals and shape their future.

Mesa’s vision is to be the leading college of equity and excellence, educating students to shape the future, and as such, we invite you to share in our vision by attending this event. Our goal is to build and sustain a sense of community that extends across campus and constituencies, nurturing collaboration, learning, growth, and diversity.

  • The event will be held on Thursday, August 15 from 5:30-7:00pm in the Mesa College Gymnasium.
  • Tickets for the event are $25 for General Admission and $10 for Students.
  • This event is open to the community.
  • For special accommodations, please contact Janue Johnson at Jjohnson001@sdccd.edu at least 5 days prior to the event.

We hope to see you there so you can join in this important conversation.