College of Engineering: Engineers Week 2024 – Fireside Chat: Rewrite the Code – Ignite Innovation with Inclusivity through the Power of Psychological Safety
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM PTOnline - Northeastern University, College of Engineering Livestream via YouTube
Northeastern University is celebrating US National Engineers Week February 18-24, #NUeweek2024, with a number of virtual events, including a fireside chat with Dr. Mark McBride, moderated by College of Engineering Dean Gregory Abowd.
Rewrite the Code: Ignite Innovation with Inclusivity through the Power of Psychological Safety
Join Northeastern University on February 21, 2024 for a Fireside Chat on the Power of Psychological Safety with Award-Winning Engineer and Industry Consultant Dr. Mark McBride-Wright and Northeastern’s College of Engineering Dean Gregory Abowd.
- Learn how inclusivity in the workplace and beyond can ensure mental and physical safety.
- Understand how to use DEI to maximize skillsets.
- Explore impactful case studies increasing representation of minoritized groups in engineering.
- Discover DEI strategies to enhance productivity and safety in teams.
- Transform the way you lead in all areas of your life.
About the Speakers:
Dr. Mark McBride-Wright is Founder and Managing Director of EqualEngineers, a company offering a wide array of diversity & inclusion consultancy and training services for corporations, as well as creative events.
As a recognized diversity and inclusion leader, he is the recipient of the prestigious Rooke Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering in July 2022 for his work in promoting in engineering to the public. In June 2023, he was awarded an MBE for services to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the King’s Birthday Honours. He is a Visiting Professor of Inclusive Engineering Leadership at University College London, and author of the book, The SAFE Leader© (due for release in March 2024).
Gregory D. Abowd is Dean of the College of Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University. Prior to joining Northeastern in March 2021, he was a Regents’ Professor and held the J.Z. Liang Chair in the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he also served as Associate Dean of Research and Space for the College of Computing. Abowd is an internationally renowned and highly cited scientist, well known for his contributions in the general area of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and specifically for his groundbreaking research in ubiquitous computing.