Diversity and Equity Events

Black Buck The Art of Reinvention


New York Times best-selling author Mateo Askaripour aims to empower people of color to seize opportunities for advancement, no matter the obstacle. His first novel, Black Buck, takes on racism in corporate America with humor and wit. Askaripour was a 2018 Rhode Island Writers Colony writer-in-residence, and his writing has appeared in Entrepreneur, Lit Hub, Catapult, The Rumpus, Medium and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Placing diversity-focused events front and center on the first Wednesday of each month, we emphasize the centrality of diversity and equity to our life together as a community.