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June 4, 2021 - Friday 7-8:30pm PDT - Lessons From Plants: Beronda Montgomery in Conversation with Torie Weiston-Serdan - Webinar

Beronda L. Montgomery, Ph.D., writer, researcher, and scientist who pursues a common theme of understanding how individuals perceive, respond to, and are impacted by the environments in which they exist.

Beronda will discuss her recent book Lessons from Plants with Torie Weiston-Serdan Ph.D. Torie is a scholar, practitioner, and leader in the youth mentoring field, who wrote Critical Mentoring: A Practical Guide that has become the handbook for culturally sustaining youth work in the discipline.

 

Take-Away from the event:

  • Plants are fascinating and aware biological organisms
  • Plants offer much inspiration for humans to learn about living sense-driven lives

 

About Beronda L. Montgomery, Ph.D.:

Beronda L. Montgomery, Ph.D., is a writer, researcher, and scholar who pursues a common theme of understanding how individuals perceive, respond to, and are impacted by the environments in which they exist. She is MSU Foundation Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University. A Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Microbiology, and the American Society of Plant Biologists, she was named one of Cell's 100 Inspiring Black Scientists in America.

 

 

About Torie Weiston-Serdan:

Torie Weiston-Serdan: Torie Weiston-Serdan is a scholar and practitioner with over 15 years of teaching and youth programming experience. An emerging leader in the youth mentoring field, she wrote Critical Mentoring: A Practical Guide, which has become the handbook for culturally sustaining youth work in the discipline. Outside of teaching and research, Weiston-Serdan runs the Youth Mentoring Action Network, a non-profit dedicated to leveraging justice and equity mentoring.

Through her community-based work, she mentors Inland Empire youth through high school into college and careers. She also works extensively with other community-based organizations in support of their youth advocacy efforts, specializing in training mentors to work with diverse youth populations: i.e. Black, Latinx, LGBTQQ, first-generation college students, and low-income youth. As a scholar, she examines how marginalized and minoritized youth are served by mentoring and youth development programs. Weiston-Serdan is one of the founding board Members for MENTOR CA and currently serves on the boards of Give Build Share, Big Brothers Big Sisters LGBTQ National Advisory Council, and the Research Board of the National Mentoring Resource Center.

 

This is an online event held via zoom. Zoom login info will be sent to you after registering via email. We will send you a replay of the event within a week of the event date




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