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April 4, 2024
St. Louis, Missouri
United States

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Knight Bauer Hall - Emerson Auditorium
Snow Way, 1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, Missouri, 63130
United States
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Ethan Hong

Ethan Hong is a student at WashU studying political science and accounting. After having come back from a leave of absence due to having experienced the onset of schizophrenia, he wishes to talk about the lessons he learned in his time away, reflecting on his experience with schizophrenia and the way that it has changed both his life and worldview.

John Baugh

Dr. John Baugh is a distinguished professor in Linguistics, Psychology, and African-American Studies at WashU and Stanford who has been teaching for 50 years. His expertise in linguistics has served him in classrooms and courtrooms alike, and he will be discussing the legal implications of linguistic differences.

Kiana Angela Macharia

Kiana Angela Macharia is a souvenir studying PNP: Cognitive Neuroscience with a minor in Writing. She will be presenting her personal exploration of intersectionality's complexities and how her identity has facilitated that journey.

Manasa Savanur

Financial Analyst + Yoga Teacher
Manasa Savanur is a Senior AVP at Wells Fargo and a certified yoga teacher. Manasa will be talking about how to debunk mental fallacies and bias through present mindfulness, fostering a more holistic approach to life and decision-making.

Mary Mason

Associate Director, Codell Institute
As the Associate Director of the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine and Law, Dr. Mary Mason will address the unintended consequences and ethical concerns associated with AI safety monitoring platforms for mental health alerts in educational settings. Her talk will delve into the challenges posed by current AI monitoring software and advocate for interdisciplinary collaboration to develop responsible AI solutions.

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