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The autistic, non-binary, queer, law student fighting for disability justice
Lydia X. Z. Brown is angry. A gender non-binary, queer, disabled person of color, Brown is self-described as “multiply-marginalized.” And the third-year law student at Northeastern, whose resumé of activism and pro bono disability justice work spans nearly 20 pages, is angry that there is still a need for this type of effort. “I’m angry … ContinuedRead More
Northeastern receives funding to aid in closing diversity gap in tech
Northeastern University has received funding from Pivotal Ventures, the executive office of Melinda Gates, to expand its Align program. Align focuses on closing the diversity gap in tech by giving students from any academic background the ability to earn a master’s degree in computer science. The funding will pay for the first semester of study for … ContinuedRead More
Delia Cheung Hom wins national awards for leadership, mentorship
Delia Cheung Hom does it for the students. As director of Northeastern’s Asian American Center for the past 10 years, she’s developed award-winning programs, mentored countless young scholars, and tackled big issues like social identity. “I want to be a resource and a role model,” she says. Her work has not gone unnoticed. Last month, Hom won two … ContinuedRead More