April 16, 2023
Bias and Media: Unpacking Harmful Western Narratives in Global Reporting
This event was an immersive student-led dialogue on how biases in media might have a negative impact on the perception of racialized and marginalized identities in the news. We enjoyed an evening of discussion featuring Toronto Metropolitan University’s School of Journalism Assistant Professor Sonya Fatah, food and refreshments, and a networking opportunity at the Golding Student Centre on 150 Charles Street West.
April 5, 2023
Social Determinants of Health from an Interdisciplinary Perspective
This event will feature a dialogue on diverse perspectives and interdisciplinary approaches to the topic of health equity and social determinants of health (SDH) in post-secondary education. Join us for a panel discussion featuring student perspectives from various fields of study and faculties, available both in-person at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) and online.
March 29, 2023
An Interactive Art Exhibit About Body Positivity
This event will feature a student-led dialogue on dismantling body-Image prejudice as we explore the ways that self-image is shaped by multiple identity markers, including race, sexuality, gender, culture, and faith. Join us for an evening of performances, refreshments, and creating art together.
Food Insecurity & Inequality in the Pandemic Age
In 2020, Ontario and Canada as a whole saw a huge increase in the people accessing food banks. In the first four months of the pandemic, first-time food bank visitors in Ontario spiked 26.5%.
In this fellow-organized event, we heard from Dr. Lynn McIntyre OC, University of Calgary, Paul Taylor of FoodShare Toronto and Ekta Amarnani of Mom’s Kitchen who have been contending with food insecurity for years to better understand the reality on-the-ground in our communities. This campus dialogue was organized by Regional President, Caroline Wesley, and fellows Marium Vahed, Almeera Khalid, Maria Del Mar Cuevas and Janine Hadidi.
A Lens on Women's Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The UofMosaic Fellows employed a range of lenses
to explore how and why hard-won gains for #WomensRights are being threatened by #COVID19.
The online event, featuring Professor Janet Mosher, Associate Professor at Osgood Hall Law School and Dr. Shaheen Shariff, James McGill Professor, Faculty of Education at McGill University, created a ‘think and do’ platform to shed light on this issue and initiate a dialogue about how it can lead to discrimination against certain groups of women.
This campus dialogue was organized by Regional President, Hamzeh Naghawi, and fellows Fatima Binyamin, Gurneet Bhela, Kelly Grounds and Shania Kelly.
Digital Safety in the Age of COVID-19
This conversation identified and analyzed technological biases, digital accessibility, and the protection of marginalized groups.
We were joined by Kamilah Ebrahim, Human-Centre Data Science at the University of Toronto, Master of Information Candidate, and Jason Lee, Technology and the Advancement of Human Interests, MaRS Discovery District and Masters of Business Administration, in a discussion of Digital Safety in the Age of COVID-19.
This campus dialogue was organized by Regional President, Habon Ali, and fellows Matteo Scurci, Anai-Bronwyn Llloyd-Jones, Mduduzi Mhlanga, Meron Simon and Nour Elassiuty.