Fireside Chat: Shared Sisterhood with Dr. Tina Opie

Fireside Chat: Shared Sisterhood with Dr. Tina Opie

Tuesday, 4 April 2023 | 12-1:15pm | Wong Auditorium (E51-115) or via live stream

Fireside Chat: Shared Sisterhood with Dr. Tina Opie (moderated by Prof. Ed Bertschinger)

“From recruiting, onboarding, socialization, evaluation, training, pay, promotion, all the way around to workforce planning and retirement. Now that we've linked arms, we can look at these systems and work toward change together."
– Dr. Tina Opie 


Please join us on April 4 (12-1:15pm) for a fireside chat with Dr. Tina Opie – author, speaker, educator, and 2019-2020 MIT MLK Visiting Scholar – about her Shared Sisterhood framework: Dig, Bridge, Collective Action. All members of the MIT community are invited to attend.

Learn with us about an approach to achieving racial and gender equity that includes individual, interpersonal, and communal commitments, and empowers us all to be agents for change at MIT. Professor Ed Bertschinger (Physics) will kindly serve as the conversation moderator.

  • Registration (required by 3/28): Please click here or scan the QR code to register.
  • Accommodations: We are committed to making this event accessible for all community members. Please either enter your accommodation request directly on the registration page, or please contact Polina Vulf ( & Divya Mathews (

Co-sponsored by: Institute Community Equity Office (ICEO); My Sister’s Keeper (MSK); MIT Women and Gender Studies (WSG); African, Black, American, Caribbean Employee Resource Group (ABAC ERG); MIT Sloan Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI); MIT Sloan HR; MIT Sloan Women 4 Women; MIT Sloan Office of Student Life (SLO); MIT Program in Media Arts and Sciences; MIT Libraries; MIT Women and Gender Services (WXGS); MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AeroAstro); and MIT Office of Graduate Education (OGE)'s GradDiversity.