Convocation Lecture Part of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration
Events and Lectures

Alexandria WhiteFranklin College will host the second lecture in its 2020-2021 Convocation Lecture Series on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at 4 p.m. The lecture, titled “No Man Is an Island: Social Justice Is Everyone’s Work,” will be presented virtually by Alexandria White, Ed.D., and is part of the college’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration.

Dr. Alexandria White has 15 years of experience delivering training around diversity, equity and inclusion. White consults with organizations on ways to create more diverse and inclusive workplaces. She is currently the Director of Diversity for ReBoot Accel, a woman-led, woman-owned consulting company in Silicon Valley. In addition, she founded S.A.M.S. (Student Affairs MomS), the largest online community for mothers who work on college campuses. White’s professional career has involved retail banking, leadership, community activism, diversity planning and higher education. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, a master’s degree from Ball State University and a doctorate in education from the University of Mississippi. White is an adjunct faculty member in the School of Education at the University of Mississippi. As a corporate consultant, she leads Inclusive Leadership Sessions for Portfolio Companies.  

White will address why advancing social justice and equity for all is for the benefit of our society.

“Being able to find common ground and understanding with all people is essential to progress in our communities, our universities and our world,” says White, who will ignite listeners during her lecture to share in the equal responsibility of social justice and to learn how to advocate change for all.

The lecture is free and open to the public. It will be presented on Zoom and may be accessed as follows: Meeting ID: 973 8505 1402; Passcode: 574616

Learn more here about all the activities the college is hosting in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Franklin College tradition includes hosting an annual Convocation Lecture Series that promotes the ideals of the institution. The college upholds a common set of values that enhances the community and sustains personal, spiritual and professional growth for a lifetime. The college values people of integrity, a commitment to inclusivity, a culture of intellectual curiosity, the drive for innovation and creativity and the spirit of community.

For more information, contact the Franklin College Office of Communications at (317) 738-8185.

POSTED Dec 9, 2020