N.C. A&T Hosts “Recognizing the Power of Women’s Stories: A Discussion” Today

03/30/2023 College of Health and Human Sciences

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 30, 2023) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s John R. and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences, Office of Community Engagement, Office of Intercultural Engagement, Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, and NCAT ADVANCE IT will host a virtual panel discussion, “Recognizing the Power of Women’s Stories: A Discussion,” today, March 30, at 2 p.m. via Zoom at https://ncat.zoom.us/j/99628995300.

This event is part of March’s observance as National Women’s History Month, with this year’s theme, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” It is designed to recognize the extent to which women have faced barriers and challenges, as well as to empower them in the telling for their own stories, as N.C. A&T has been dedicated to championing social justice and civil rights for more than 100 years.

Nannette Funderburk, a health psychology graduate student, and Michael Mann, an undergraduate bioengineering student, will co-moderate the panel consisting of Karen Terrell Jackson, Ph.D., and Kendra N. Bryant, Ph.D.

Jackson, an assistant professor in the Department of Leadership Studies and Adult Education, teaches research methods, ethics and decision-making, policy, and leadership for community and civic engagement courses and facilitates dissertation development. Her work is grounded in complex systems theory, transformative leadership theory and social justice.

Bryant is an assistant professor of English with 20 years of teaching experience. Her scholarship interests include writing with technology (social media), professional writing, rhetoric and composition in historically Black colleges and universities, African American literature and womanist theories and practices.