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Connections: Discussing the diversity advantage

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The Gandhi Institute is preparing to host a program about the "diversity advantage" — how society benefits when inclusion transforms into full equality.

Our guests discuss the issue from different perspectives. In studio:

  • Mary Scipioni, landscape architect, writer and critic, and owner of Pebble-stream
  • Tanya Bakhmetyeva, associate professor of gender, sexuality, and women's studies at the University of Rochester; and associate academic director for the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
  • Mara Ahmed, political activist, artist and writer, and independent filmmaker at Neelum Films

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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