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Power, Privilege and Personalized Learning: Anti-Racist Digital Learning Strategies as a Tool for Racial Equity

Session Overview

This video was part of the July 2021 REMOTE: The Connected Faculty Summit

This session will address common concerns related to leveraging digital tools to serve minoritized students and provide practical guidance for faculty and administrators looking to implement digital learning strategies that support racial equity.


Dr. Jessica Rowland Williams

Director | Every Learner Everywhere

Dr. Jessica Rowland Williams joined Every Learner Everywhere in October 2019. Prior to this role, she served as the Completion Grant Initiative project director for University Innovation Alliance. She also worked as program director in Georgia State University’s Office of the Senior Vice President of Student Success. Prior to those roles, Williams was a diversity fellow at Princeton University’s Office of Academic Affairs and Diversity, as well as program coordinator for the Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE). She holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Spelman College. Through her personal and educational experiences, Jessica developed a passion for improving student outcomes among underserved, minority, and low income students. Jessica has devoted her career to expanding access, increasing graduation rates and promoting student success among students of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Jessica lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and is a proud mother of 4 children.