Project Name

Am I Okay

Project Lead

Darin Johnson, Student, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences 

Awarded

$2,500

Outcome

Darin organized an event centering on marginalized intersectional identities and mental health, inviting Dr. David Goode-Cross to give a lecture to the JHU community. Dr. Goode-Cross has written about the experiences of African Americans in higher education as well as the intersection of race and sexuality as it relates to educational persistence.

Project Name

Baltimore STEM Outreach

Project Lead

Oludunsin Samuel-Ojo, Student, Whiting School of Engineering

Awarded

$2,500

Outcome

The group, made up of members from the National Society of Black Engineers, started an afterschool high school outreach tailored to helping the students of Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women. The first section was dedicated to Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, and 3D Printing. The second section focused on renewable energy (solar energy and wind energy).

Project Name

¡Bienvenido! Promoting respect, diversity, and inclusion at JH

Project Lead

Monica Guerrero Vazquez, Staff, Bayview

Awarded

$2,500

Outcome

The project offered training and events to Johns Hopkins staff and students to educate them on the growing Limited English Proficient (LEP) Latino population in Baltimore. Bienvenido hosted 8 events creating awareness and promoting diversity and inclusion at various campuses: Homewood, East Baltimore, and Bayview.

Project Name

Women of Hopkins Workshop Series

Project Lead

Dominic Scalise, Student, Whiting School of Engineering

Awarded

$2,500

Outcome

Organized a large-scale art exhibit on the Homewood Campus at the Mattin Center. In addition to the display, a website accompanying the physical portrait gallery is online at women.jhu.edu, which includes biographical sketches for each honoree, written by grassroots volunteers in the Johns Hopkins community and edited by Valerie Hartman.

Project Name

Enhancing Patient-Provider Communication with Deaf Patients

Project Lead

Allysa Dittmar, Student, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Awarded

$2,500

Outcome

Advocated for the use of clear masks for doctors serving deaf and hard-of-hearing patients. A video to educate others on the needs of deaf patients is currently in production.