How to Help Black Women Succeed in Economics Moderator: Dr. Lisa D. Cook, Michigan State University
Lisa D. Cook is a professor at the Michigan State University. Dr. Cook received a PhD in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. Currently, she is Co-Director of the American Economic Association's Summer Program for Minorities at Michigan State University.
Beyond Undergraduate Opportunities Moderator: Kayla A. Jones, Harvard Research Scholar Initiative
Kayla A. Jones graduated with a B.S. in Economics in Spring of 2018 from Morgan State University. She is also one of the moderators of one the top economics blogs, Black Econ Girl Blog. Currently, she participates in the Harvard Research Scholar Initiative.
Navigating the Professional Space as a Black Woman Moderator: Dr. Sandile Hlatshwayo, International Monetary Fund
Sandile Hlatshwayo is an economist at the International Monetary Fund in the Regional Studies division of the Asia-Pacific Department. She received a PhD in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley; a master’s degree in international policy studies from Stanford University; and a bachelor’s degree from Spelman college.