MOVEments Live: Hosting Conversations that Matter

 

UPDATE (January 14, 2022):

Two schedule changes have occurred for our event on Saturday, January 15 -

  • The 1:30pm session will now begin at 1pm
  • The 2:30pm session will be postponed to later in the semester

 

Updated MOVEments Live 2022 Speaker Schedule: 

 

UPDATE (1/12/22): 
MOVEments Live will be hosted in a fully virtual format on Saturday, January 15, 2022. 
Please use the following link to join us at each of our scheduled speaker sessions listed below: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/zwhxjupv

 

MOVEments Live is a live podcast experience with current GT students and community leaders in the Atlanta area! Each conversation will focus on commitment to community, leadership lessons, and our MLK Jr. 2022 holiday theme of "It Starts with Me: Shifting Priorities to Create the Beloved Community". This event open to all GT community members and will be presented in a hybrid format with in-person participants and synchronous live-streaming option.  Our 2022 event will be fully virtual.  Following the event, discussions will be hosted here and on the Center for Student Engagement Facebook Page

RSVP here to let us know if you'll be joining!: https://gatech.campuslabs.com/engage/event/7656867


MOVEments Live 2022 Schedule: 

Meet our Speakers! 

 

Kevin Shanker Sinha is a community organizer and founder of CivicGeorgia, a grassroots advocacy organization uniquely powered by a collaborative of organizers. Since 2017, CivicGeorgia has been creating space for community-led civic action and civic celebration, with intentional inclusivity for the voices of our most silenced and "othered" Georgians. In pursuit of this mission, the organization has collaborated with dozens of partners in empowering tens of thousands of voters and was selected to serve as National Voter Registration Day's Georgia State Captain in 2020 and 2021. CivicGeorgia is also a co-founding and/or anchor partner for Power the Polls (a groundbreaking poll worker recruitment initiative), Vote Early Day, the Lift My Voice advocacy app, and other civic initiatives which have galvanized significant community and electoral impact.

 

 

 

Jasmine (Jaz) is a social inclusion and design specialist with a focus on gender equity, meaningful youth engagement, and innovation in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and global health sectors. She has a BSc in product design from Georgia Tech, a MPH from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,  and is passionate about social justice and human rights. She is currently a 1Y accelerated MBA Candidate and social impact fellow at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. She has led iterative toilet innovation pilots and research across Sub-Saharan Africa with a design thinking lens and in resettled refugee communities as the founder of Wish for WASH, a social impact organization that seeks to bring innovation to sanitation. Prior to her MBA program, Jasmine was the Toilet Accelerator Manager and Innovation Lab Lead at the Toilet Board Coalition, Technical Advisor for the gender equity startup Equilo, on the Board of Directors for Planet Indonesia in order to help lead their WASH and gender strategies, a Design/Communications Associate for Women in Global Health, and a former consultant for gender and women's health research organizations Atethemis and International Planned Parenthood Federation as consultant through her firm, the Hybrid Hype. As a 2018-2019 Women Deliver Young Leader, she spoke at the 2019 Women Deliver conference about her work and vision for gender equity in the WASH sector. Jasmine identifies as a social impact designer who seeks to utilize design thinking, evidence-based research, and business acumen to build a more inclusive world. (jasminekburton.com)

 

As President and CEO of Invest Atlanta, Dr. Eloisa Klementich is transforming economic development in the city of Atlanta through strategic initiatives to increase equity and prosperity for all Atlantans. She leads a nationally recognized economic development agency accredited by the International Economic Development Council and has shaped the Invest Atlanta organization around equity to ensure all Invest Atlanta programs focus on this fundamental outcome. Since being named CEO of Invest Atlanta in 2016, the agency has had many notable accomplishments under Eloisa’s leadership. She commissioned Atlanta’s first economic development strategy driven by economic mobility, fostered an internal culture at Invest Atlanta focused on equity, and led the integration of Atlanta’s workforce development agency and Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative programs into Invest Atlanta to create a more comprehensive economic development solution for the city. During her time as President and CEO, Eloisa and the Invest Atlanta team have produced significant economic development results, including facilitating the creation of 6,100 affordable housing units, 43,000 new full-time jobs, 140 small business loans and grants, 423 down payment assistance grants and $6.8 billion dollars of new capital investment in the city. These and other Invest Atlanta economic development results have made a $15 billion economic impact on the city.

 

Kantwon Rogers is currently a computer science PhD candidate at The Georgia Institute of Technology advised by Dr. Ayanna Howard. His research revolves around understanding how humans come to trust and be deceived by robots and artificial intelligent systems. In addition to being a student, he is an award-winning instructor within the College of Computing. Prior to starting his PhD, Kantwon earned a BS in Computer Engineering, MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a MS in Human-Computer Interaction (all from Georgia Tech). He has had professional work experience as a software and hardware engineer at Intel Corporation in addition to being a researcher at Google. In his free-time, Kantwon enjoys singing, playing video games, and being a HUGE Serena Williams fan. 


Looking for more ways to get involved during MLK, Jr. weekend? 

Monday, 1/17, 7:30am - 1pm - MLK Day of Service 

Monday, 1/17, 5:30-7:30pm - MLK "Sunday Supper": A Community Meal and Conversation 

 

Find the full 2022 Martin Luther, Jr. Celebration and Commemorative Event Series Calendar here: https://diversity.gatech.edu/mlk-celebration