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FIU Social Justice Summit

United for change

The FIU Social Justice Summit is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to gain knowledgeable insights from incredible social justice change-makers who will shine a light on the path forward to a collective journey. The Social Justice Summit focuses on educating, advocating, empowering, and acting for social change. This event was hosted in person on August 27, 2021, at the Wolfe University Center Theatre and Ballrooms on FIU’s Biscayne Bay campus. 

All students in attendance will receive points toward FIU's Global Learning Medallion program. Faculty and staff in attendance will receive professional development credit.

Committee Members

  • Andrea Ramirez Torres, Office of Social Justice and Inclusion Student Ambassador
  • Anthony DeSantis, Division of Academic & Student Affairs
  • Brian Barker, College of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Carla Mayorga, Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Claudia Anderson, International Student Scholar Services
  • Cristina Jaramillo, Marketing and New Media
  • Emmanuele Bowles, Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Javon Stovall, Pride Center in the Office of Social Justice and Inclusion
  • Jon Warech, Hillel at FIU
  • Julie Vallejos, Center for Diversity and Student Success / College of Engineering and Computing
  • Kerrie Montgomery Orozco, Campus Life
  • Margarette Mahotiere, Student Access and Success Center
  • Phillip Carter, Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment
  • Valerie Patterson, African and African Diaspora Studies Program
  • Yenisleidy Simon Mengan, Office of Global Learning Initiatives