The Representation Effect: How Seeing Diversity Changes How Kids Think
with Kenya Adjekum-Bradshaw, Chief Program Officer of Reconstruction
Time Left to Book
How can parents be active in helping kids see and feel seen?
About the Workshop
How can parents be active in expanding their children’s access to diverse role models, in media, literature, education, healthcare, and more? Kenya reveals the tangible results of how diversity is changing the way kids see themselves, others, and the way the world can be.
Bring a cup of coffee or glass of wine and be ready to turn your camera and mic on, if you like, to discuss with other working parents. Kids and distractions welcome.
About Kenya Adjekum-Bradshaw
Kenya Adjekum-Bradshaw is the Chief Program Officer of Reconstruction, a startup looking to change the way the world thinks about curriculum and community. Reconstruction delivers K-12 supplemental curriculum that situates Black people, Black culture, and Black contributions to American and world history in an authentic, identity-affirming way so that students of all backgrounds benefit from a more complete understanding of our shared history and society.
Prior to joining Reconstruction, Kenya was Vice President of Community Engagement at TNTP, overseeing the organization’s strategy to support districts in dramatically transforming their approach to community engagement in order to create real and lasting changes in education. Kenya previously served as the Tennessee Executive Director for Stand for Children, and has served on numerous boards, including the National Civil Rights Museum, the Girl Scouts of the Mid-South, Tennessee Pre-K State Advisory Council, and Common Ground, a local racial reconciliation effort.
Kenya received her BS in marketing and MBA at The University of Tennessee.