April 2019 DEI SPOTLIGHT
Name: Peter Swinton
Preferred Pronoun: He/Him/His
Degree(s): Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; Candidate for Master of Urban and Regional Planning, 2019
Home Country: United States
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish (más o menos)
Gender Identity: Male
Racial Identity/Ethnicity: White
Favorite food: Most anything Lebanese
Favorite book and why: The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht because it is a beautiful, tragic, fantastic, and deeply personal story all at the same time.
Favorite thing to do when not at TC: Cook for my peeps!
DEI Contribution/Highlight: I helped organize the 2018/19 MLK Symposiums, have participated in DEI events, participated in One School events, and generally try to make space for peers to access opportunities.
Why is diversity, equity, and inclusion important to you? Because we live in an unequal and inequitable world that will only become more so if people don’t make and demand change.