Students Present Poster at 2019 National Multicultural Conference and Summit

Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program students Melanie Schug, Kristi Guan, and Pratima Pathania presented posters at the 2019 National Multicultural Conference and Summit. The conference was held January 16-18 in Denver, Colorado. The posters, which were created by members of Wright Institute Students of Color (WISOC) and the White Privilege Accountability Group (WPAG), describe the groups' collaborative efforts to affect multicultural change at the Wright Institute.

The WISOC poster, entitled "Advocating for multicultural change from the perspective of Students of Color," was co-authored by Yani Chu-Richardson, Kristiana Guan, Iris Leung, Pratima Pathania, and Shiyu Zhang.

The WPAG poster, called "Advocating for multicultural change from the perspective of White students," was co-authored by Meital Bendet, Danielle Howell, Briana Robertori, Melanie Schug, Genine Schwartz, Max Sutton-Smolin, Valerie Velarde, and Anna Weicker.

Becky Pizer and Leon Wann also attended the conference and hosted a roundtable discussion, "Advocating for Multicultural Change: Supporting Student Leadership," co-authored with Wendy Siu. Master of Counseling Psychology program Faculty members Stephanie Chen, PhD and Mary Clarke, PhD also attended the conference.



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