The International & Multicultural Education (IME) Department at the University of San Francisco invites you to join for "Gender and Racial Justice through a Human Rights Lens: A Dialogue with Loretta Ross & Dawn Wooten"
Moderated by IME Professors Emma Fuentes & Monisha Bajaj, and students from the IME Department
Loretta J. Ross is an activist, public intellectual, and a scholar. She currently is a Visiting Associate Professor at Smith College in the Program for the Study of Women and Gender for the 2019-2021 academic years. She previously served as executive director of the National Center for Human Rights Education and SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective. Her most recent books are Reproductive Justice: An Introduction co-written with Rickie Solinger, and Radical Reproductive Justice: Foundations, Theory, Practice, Critique, both published in 2017. Her forthcoming book is Calling In the Calling Out Culture: Detoxing Our Movement due out in 2021.
Dawn Wooten has risked her life and career to make sure that women's human rights are not being abused or violated. She is also known as the ICE whistleblower, who brought attention to the conditions and procedures at a privately owned Detention Facility in Georgia in 2020. Dawn is from rural Georgia and is the single mother of 5 children. She is working on pursuing her Nursing Degree as a RN/BSN to further educate women of their human rights from medical lenses.