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Reframing the Boundaries of Equality: The Ripple Effects of a Single Decision

♦ Abstract ♦

This panel discussion explores the potential impact of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action and higher education admissions policies.

What are the Transpacific resonances and ripple effects in education, industry, and public culture?

Will organizations use the SCOTUS case as an excuse to reduce focus on DEI?

How can individuals committed to equity work together in the face of backlash, highly-charged debates, and divisive media and political landscapes?

What should we know about Hong Kong’s past and present efforts to grapple with individual and institutional difference and disparity at the intersection of gender, race, and ethnicity?

Please join us with your questions and insights.

♦ Panellists ♦

Jason Coe, Lecturer in Master of Arts Programme in Literary and Cultural Studies, HKU

Marcia Ellis, Partner and Global Co-Chair of Private Equity, Morrison & Foerster; Co-chair, Women of Influence Steering Committee, AmCham

Puja Kapai, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, HKU; Convenor, Women’s Studies Research Centre

Elizabeth La Couture, Associate Professor, Gender Studies Programme & Department of History; Director, Gender Studies Programme, HKU (Moderator)

♦ Details ♦

Date  | 18 September,2023 (Monday)
Time | 6:00 – 8:00pm 
Venue | The American Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong
Address | 22/F, Hong Kong Diamond Exchange Bldg., 10 Duddell St, Central

Ticket  | HKD$150 (Waived for students and staff of the University of Hong Kong)
Language | English
Enquiries | genderst@hku.hk / 3917 2820

♦ Space is limited. Priority will be given to students of Gender Studies programme ♦


♦ Click HERE for Registration ♦



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