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Monday, April 1 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Call It by Its Name: Uncovering Digital Inclusion in Academic Literature and Research

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This workshop will explore the evolution of empirical research related to digital inclusion across the social sciences and related disciplines, such as social work, communication studies, anthropology, and sociology. We will hear from researchers who have conducted a variety of different projects that examine and evaluate digital inclusion programs and policies across the United States. The short presentations will be used as a starting point for discussions among the participants on how to better align digital inclusion research and practice. In the final part of the workshop, participants will design a rough outline/proposal on how to engage more directly with academics/practitioners in their communities. 

Moderators
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Bibi Reisdorf

Assistant Professor, UNC Charlotte

Speakers
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Daina Nathaniel

Queens University
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Jill Castek

University of Arizona
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Roberto Gallardo

Assistant Director / Specialist, Purdue Center for Regional Development / Extension
Roberto Gallardo is Assistant Director of the Purdue Center for Regional Development and a Purdue Extension Community & Regional Economics Specialist. He holds an electronics engineering undergraduate degree, a master's in economic development, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration... Read More →
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Tianca Crocker

Asst Professor | Fellow, UNC Charlotte | NDIA
Hi! I'm a researcher, advocate, and educator focused on understanding the impact of digital inclusion on economically disadvantaged populations and how we can work together to implement change. Let's talk about these interests, your ideas, or Charlotte music.


Monday April 1, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Charlotte Branch 530 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202

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