A team of over 20 neuroscientists, neuroengineers, and science communicators created #BlackInNeuroWeek, a social media initiative with daily themed discussions and live events, aimed at celebrating, amplifying, and supporting Black voices in neuro. The seven-day event, which will run from July 27th – August 2nd, will be promoted on Twitter and Instagram from the @BlackInNeuro accounts. More information on the schedule, organizers, resources, and a database of Black in Neuro scientists will be archived on BlackInNeuro.com.
We Rep STEM is honoured to be part of the Black In Neuro planning committee.
All individuals interested in participating are invited to share social media posts on Twitter and Instagram using the designated hashtags, outlined in the schedule below. We also invite you to view the schedule of events and register to attend here. Black scientists in neuro-related fields are encouraged to submit a profile here to be featured on the website.
Here’s a breakdown of the schedule, which can also be found at BlackInNeuro.com. Event registration is avaiable on the website.
#BlackInNeuroWeek features daily themed discussions. Anyone interested in participating is invited to submit social media posts on Twitter and Instagram using the designated hashtags outlined in the schedule below:
- Monday, July 27 – #BlackinNeuroRollCall
- Tuesday, July 28 – #NeuroRacism
- Wednesday, July 29 – #BlackJourneyToNeuro
- Thursday, July 30 – #BlackNeuroArt
- Friday, July 31 – #BlackNeuroMentors
- Saturday, August 1 – #BlackWomenInNeuro
- Sunday, August 2 – #BlackJoyInNeuro