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April 2019 DEI Spotlight - Peter Swinton

April 2019 DEI SPOTLIGHT

Name: Peter Swinton

Peter Swinton

Preferred Pronoun: He/Him/His

Affiliation/Title: Student

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.

 

 


Additional April 2019 Featured "I Am Taubman" Spotlights:

Dawn Gilpin. Courtney Klee. Ana Paula Pimentel Walker. Xavier Scipio. Peter Swinton.

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