JANUARY 2020 DEI SPOTLIGHT
Name: Emily Korman
Preferred Pronoun: She/Her/Hers
Affiliation/Title: Graduate Student
Degree(s): B.A. in Environmental Analysis & Policy, Master of Urban & Regional Planning, Candidate 2020
Home Country: United States
Language(s) Spoken: English
Gender Identity: Female
Favorite food: Spicy Hot Pot
Favorite book and why: I love J.K. Rowling and the world she created through the Harry Potter series. I always come back to those books and find new meaning.
Favorite thing to do when not at TC: Playing board games and spending time with my friends.
DEI Contribution/Highlight: As a member of the LunchUP Planning Committee, I help organize weekly Urban Planning-related lectures from professionals who represent diverse backgrounds and ideas. I’ve worked hard to ensure these lectures discuss topics students are passionate about, and are accessible to students and staff across academic disciplines.
Why is diversity, equity, and inclusion important to you? Each of us have unique experiences and identities that shape our perspective of the world. When we acknowledge and represent this diversity within our built environment, we create communities that are more sustainable and equitable for everyone.