In this workshop, participants will be equipped with how to create brave spaces where difficult conversations can happen. The difference between “calling in” and “calling out” will be addressed and participants will be equipped to “call in” with compassion and grace. Workshop participants will be provided with resources to encourage self-monitoring and critical self-reflection. 

Workshop Facilitators:

  • Darnell Fine is an experienced facilitator of adult learning focusing on curriculum & assessment, diversity, equity, inclusion, and culturally responsive teaching. He has led sessions for national and international conferences, numerous US public, independent and international schools, as well as the Pew Center and the US Department of Education. In addition to facilitation, he serves as a curriculum consultant, reviewing manuscripts and curricula for publishing companies, national arts organizations, and universities. After earning his Bachelor’s in Africana Studies and Education at Brown University, Darnell obtained his Teacher Support Specialist Endorsement through Georgia State University and his Master’s in Creative Writing in London. He is currently an instructional coach and chairs the faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) planning team at Singapore American School. He is also a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California, studying educational leadership through a lens of equity and social justice. Darnell is a 2012 recipient of the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Culturally Responsive Teaching and a former advisory board member with Teaching Tolerance. Find him on Twitter @de_fine
  • Margaret Park (EdM '10, GSE '11) is currently serving the Seoul Foreign School community as its Elementary School Assistant Principal. She is a co- founder of Seoul of a Leader and is committed to fostering leadership development with experience in counseling, mentoring, coaching, facilitating professional development, and organizing conferences. After earning a B.A in Political Science and Sociology and M.A in Childhood Special Education in the United States, Margaret obtained a school counseling license and has counseling experience in public and international schools.  Margaret is a Fulbright Scholar and received an Education Masters and Certificate of Advanced Studies from Harvard Graduate School of Education. Margaret is particularly interested in thinking about leadership through an Equity and Justice lens and is committed to building capacity in others so they can reach their fullest potential. Find her on LinkedIn and Twitter: @Seoulofavegan

Sponsored by the Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance