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Beyond the Finish Line: A Dialogue with Alison Mariella Desir

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Beyond the Finish Line: A Dialogue with Alison Mariella Desir

Lecture & Discussion
Wednesday, November 15
7 - 8:30 pm
Memorial Union | Great Hall
Cost: Free
WUD DLS presents a moderated Q&A with author, activist, and runner, Alison Mariella Desir

Explore the captivating world of social change and diversity with Alison Mariella Désir at our event, "Beyond the Finish Line: A Dialogue with Alison Mariella Désir." Join us for an inspiring evening as Ms. Désir shares her remarkable journey and insights into promoting inclusivity and social change.

Date: November 15th, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union, Madison, WI

Alison Mariella Désir, a renowned author, activist, and runner, has made significant contributions to fostering diversity and social change. As the founder of Harlem Run and a key figure in the Run 4 All Women movement, she has tirelessly advocated for inclusivity within the running industry. Her achievements and experiences align seamlessly with our mission to promote thought-provoking discussions on our campus.

Ms. Désir's engaging talk will be the highlight of the evening, offering a 30-45 minute story sharing session, whether in lecture or moderated Q&A format, followed by an approximately 30-minute audience Q&A session. This unique opportunity allows you to connect with an inspiring figure who embodies the spirit of change and social progress.

Just like all our lectures, this event is open to the public and free of admission charges, demonstrating our commitment to inclusivity and accessibility. We extend a warm invitation to students, faculty, staff, alumni, Wisconsin Union Members, and the Madison community to join us for this empowering evening.

We encourage you not to miss this opportunity to gain insights into the world of social change and diversity. We eagerly anticipate your presence at this enlightening event.

For any questions or inquiries, please feel free to reach out to Shantanu Chaudhuri, Director of Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series, at dls@union.wisc.edu.

 

Explore the captivating world of social change and diversity with Alison Mariella Désir at our event, "Beyond the Finish Line: A Dialogue with Alison Mariella Désir." Join us for an inspiring evening as Ms. Désir shares her remarkable journey and insights into promoting inclusivity and social change.

Date: November 15th, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union, Madison, WI

Alison Mariella Désir, a renowned author, activist, and runner, has made significant contributions to fostering diversity and social change. As the founder of Harlem Run and a key figure in the Run 4 All Women movement, she has tirelessly advocated for inclusivity within the running industry. Her achievements and experiences align seamlessly with our mission to promote thought-provoking discussions on our campus.

Ms. Désir's engaging talk will be the highlight of the evening, offering a 30-45 minute story sharing session, whether in lecture or moderated Q&A format, followed by an approximately 30-minute audience Q&A session. This unique opportunity allows you to connect with an inspiring figure who embodies the spirit of change and social progress.

Just like all our lectures, this event is open to the public and free of admission charges, demonstrating our commitment to inclusivity and accessibility. We extend a warm invitation to students, faculty, staff, alumni, Wisconsin Union Members, and the Madison community to join us for this empowering evening.

We encourage you not to miss this opportunity to gain insights into the world of social change and diversity. We eagerly anticipate your presence at this enlightening event.

For any questions or inquiries, please feel free to reach out to Shantanu Chaudhuri, Director of Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series, at dls@union.wisc.edu.

 

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