11.11.22 Invited to read my newly published work in the 2021-2022 issue of West10th. The New York University Creative Writing Program's only literary journal and annual publication. I was also announced the WINNER of the Editors' Award in Poetry! Message me for a physical copy!
Gentle Ramirez with Ruthe Farmer, Co-Founder of The Last Mile Education Fund! Super fun to meet other grantees, champions, investors and partners IRL!
AI/ML engineers, researchers, and data scientists from across JPMorgan Chase have traveled to Brooklyn, NY to participate in the firm’s annual AI Summit this week. The two-day event provides participants an opportunity to hear from senior business leaders on the firm's vision for AI/ML, keynotes and panels from leaders, practitioners, industry experts in topics ranging from AI/ML strategy in the firm, the future of AI, Equity and Inclusion in AI to showcasing some of the firm's most successful AI/ML projects in production today and upcoming innovations emerging from the firm's research and applied ML science teams.
Invited to chat with Loren at Washington University to discuss money, divine order, and (under/inner/outer) standing.
Snippet: "Gentle, or Dr. G, joins me today to alk about their journey towards their higest self while also working in the corporate world."
More on True Shh "here we talk about some TRUE SHH. Culture. Fashion. Mental Health. Technology. Womanhood. POC experiences. MORE. this is a safe space for me to ramble on about the intricacies of the world, and for you to lay back and indulge in it. Loren xx"
In this crucial conversation, we center the lived experiences of leaders and activists across the non-cisgender spectrum. Recent attacks and laws against trans and non-binary communities have a ripple effect in the workplace. Organizational EDIA initiatives must include not only career opportunities and development, but also the physical and psychological safety of ALL the identities represented in LGBTQ+. Where are we getting it right, and where is there more work to be done?
March 17, 2022 Last Mile Education Fund offers a disruptive approach to both social inequality and increasing diversity in tech and engineering fields by addressing critical gaps in financial support for low-income underrepresented students within reach of a degree. Unlike traditional scholarships, Last Mile takes a broad investment approach, identifying students committed to technology and engineering fields, providing agile, just-in-time support for challenges they face beyond their control, and incubating them to be the next generation of innovators. Last Mile Education Fund is a fiscally-sponsored project of the Digital Harbor Foundation. For additional information, visit LastMile-ed.org and follow us on Twitter.
PREP FOR PREP HIGHLIGHTS ALUMNI FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH February 28, 2022
This Black History Month, several alumni shared their stories with us and reflected on what this month means to them. We congratulate them on their achievements and wish them success in their future endeavors! Meet some of these amazing alumni below.
In this episode, originally recorded as a DEI Community Call, Farah Bala, the Founder & CEO at FARSIGHT led a discussion alongside Jannie Kamara, a fourth year student studying Black World Studies and Diversity in Leadership at Miami University, and Gentle Ramirez, a Bronx Native majoring in Africana Studies, and minoring in Creative Writing and Computer Science at New York University.
Topics discussed include how to bridge generational divides in organizational structures, how to responsibly push socially conscious messaging on various social media platforms, and how to apply mutual aid, transformative justice, and social capital redistribution theories to the workplace.