Event

First Essex Business School Anti-Racism Working Group Workshop

The Anti-Racism Working Group at the Essex Business School host the first Anti-Racism Workshop.

  • Tue 25 Jan 22

    16:00 - 17:00

  • Online

    Please Register

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support
    Anti-Racism Working Group Workshop

  • Event organiser

    Essex Business School

  • Contact details

    Dr Jacob Agyemang

A Conversation with José Antonio Aguilar Contreras, Founder Director, "RacismoMX", Mexico City, Mexico, and Marycarmen Lara-Villanueva, University of Toronto

Workshop speakers

José Antonio Aguilar Contreras

José Antonio Aguilar Contreras a Mexican social entrepreneur.

He studied a BSc. Economics at the Mexican Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM) and an MBA at the University of Essex. In 2017, he founded "RacismoMX", a non-profit whose goal is to tackle racism through communication strategies, research, and education. In 2021, he was selected as fellow by the Echoing Green organisation, and currently he films the first documentary on racism in Mexico. See also University of Essex blog on Jose.

Marycarmen Lara-Villanueva

Marycarmen Lara- Villanueva is a Mexican-born research scholar and PhD student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Anchored in anti-colonial and anti-racist theories, her research explores racism and anti-Black racism in visual representations with a focus in Mexico. She is also a coordinator at the Centre for integrative Anti-Racism Studies

 

How to attend this workshops

This workshop is free to attend and we ask you to register in advance.

Once you register you will be sent more detail on how to join us online via Zoom.

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