Twitter Chat: Using Pronouns to Demonstrate Allyship

Twitter Chat: Using Pronouns to Demonstrate Allyship

Bali White
Illustration of a diverse crowd of people holding rainbow Pride flags.
  • Event Date: 
    Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Event Location: 
  • Event Speaker(s): 
    • Bali White, Sexual & Gender Minority Strategist, EDI
    • Karen Parker, Director of the Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office
    • Louis Choporis, Management Analyst, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
    • Gemma Martin, Post baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Awardee, Griffith Lab, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
    • Vanessa White, Program Analyst, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Event Host(s): 
    The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
    The Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office

Twitter chats have proven to be effective tools offering many benefits—particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic—including building a strong sense community, learning from others, and providing a safe space for meaningful dialogue.

Please join EDI and the SGM Research Office for this Twitter chat on how to better use pronouns for more effective allyship using #NIHPronounAlly. With the assistance of our guest diversity experts, we will moderate a one-hour discussion to bring awareness and education around the topic of SGM pronoun use and allyship.

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