Disability, Masculinity and Global Human Rights: Intersections in politics, gender and social change
Reading - Nonfiction | October 1 | 5-6:30 p.m. | International House, Homeroom
Dr. Victor Pineda, Lecturer, Department of City Planning, UC Berkeley
Liz Plank, Journalist, Vox Media
Featuring a moderated discussion with influential Vox Journalist Liz Plank and Global Human Rights Champion, Dr. Victor Pineda
Liz Plank is an award-winning journalist as well as executive producer and host of several critically acclaimed digital series at Vox Media. She's been listed as one of Forbes's 30 Under 30, Mediaite's Most Influential in News Media, Marie Claires List of Most Powerful Women and was recently ranked as one of the world's most influential in gender and global policy in the world. She's built a large and loyal following of on numerous social media platforms, but her proudest accomplishment by far remains being blocked by the 45th president of the United States.
Dr. Victor Pineda is an urban planner, social entrepreneur, speaker and globally recognized human rights advocate. He is also an adjunct professor and consultant on policy, planning and development. Dr. Pinedas work focuses on urban resilience, inclusion and sustainability. He founded the Pineda Foundation / World Enabled, a global non-profit that promotes the rights of people with disabilities. He serves as a public member on the US Access Board. Dr. Pineda holds a PhD in Urban Planning from UCLA.