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Podcast by CEW+ at the University of Michigan

Strength in the Midst of a Pandemic CEW+ at the University of Michigan

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Podcast by CEW+ at the University of Michigan

    Building Trust through Community Engagement featuring Reshma Jagsi

    Building Trust through Community Engagement featuring Reshma Jagsi

    This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Dr. Reshma Jagsi, who received the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change at CEW's 2020 Advocacy Symposium. Dr. Jagsi is the Newman Family Professor and Deputy Chair in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) at the University of Michigan. She discusses her work at CBSSM on understanding how the move to a rapid learning healthcare system is received by patients in the community. Dr. Jagsi leads an NIH R01-funded investigation using deliberative democratic approaches to illuminate patients’ attitudes towards secondary use of data collected in routine clinical encounters. Make sure to listen to the end to hear her advice for students setting out to pursue a role in medicine.

    • 22 min
    Make Change: Diversity & Inclusion in Action featuring Wendy E. John

    Make Change: Diversity & Inclusion in Action featuring Wendy E. John

    This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Wendy E. John, Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Fidelity Investments. Wendy has been with Fidelity for 24 years and leads the effort to ensure that Fidelity is a workplace and service provider where everyone can fully be themselves. Wendy talks about her life, what drives her in her work, and shares her thoughts on how diverse perspectives help our organizations. Wendy shares policies or practices for managers and organizations for increasing diversity and inclusion. Make sure to listen to the end to hear her advice on what she wishes she had known early in her career and who has the power to make change.

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    • 35 min
    Creating Community and Compassion featuring Lyss Shumaker

    Creating Community and Compassion featuring Lyss Shumaker

    This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Lyss Shumaker, 2020 LSA alumna and co-founder of the Michigan Caregivers and Student Parent Organization, a CEW+ Student Sponsored Organization focused on creating community among student caregivers through programming and events. Lyss talks about what inspired her to advocate for student parents and the unique challenges that they encounter along their journey. Make sure to listen to the end to hear the advice she would share with her peers about how to create change and her vision for the future of student parents at U-M.

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    • 14 min
    Being in Community featuring Sandra Iaderosa

    Being in Community featuring Sandra Iaderosa

    This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Sandra Iaderosa, CEW+’s new Associate Director. Sandra talks about why she chose social work as a career, what drives her in her work, and shares her thoughtful approach to collaboration.

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    • 22 min
    Revitalizing with Integrity featuring Karen Majewski

    Revitalizing with Integrity featuring Karen Majewski

    This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Karen Majewski, 1991 CEW+ Towsley Scholar, and first female mayor of Hamtramck, Michigan. Karen talks about her journey to Hamtramck and shares how diversity and immigration make the community so unique, connected, and special. Make sure to listen to the end to hear her advice for those who are interested in engaging civically in their own communities.

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    • 34 min
    True Inclusion is Revolutionary featuring Dessa Cosma

    True Inclusion is Revolutionary featuring Dessa Cosma

    This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Dessa Cosma, 2017-2021 CEW+ Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist (TFVSA) and Founding Director of Detroit Disability Power. Dessa shares how growing up as a person with a disability in the Deep South has shaped her experiences and led to a lifetime of activism. She discusses ways others can help bridge the gap between the disability community and the larger social justice movements, and shares the critical need for increased voting access and fewer restrictions on voting.

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    • 30 min

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