Shedding Light and Breaking Boundaries: Pilipinx Research for Community Transformation

Fri 5/14 • 11:30AM - 3PM PDT


Thank you for your interest in joining the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association (PAA) and Pilipino American Graduate Student Association (PAGaSA) for networking with P/Filipino/a/x researchers and learning about their work at our Pilipinx Student Research Symposium entitled “Shedding Light and Breaking Boundaries: Pilipinx Research for Community Transformation” Spring Quarter, Friday May 14, 2021 from 11:30am-3pm.

After opening our event with a keynote speaker, we will share a resource list of Pilipinx researchers and celebrate undergraduate students who will participate in the UCLA Undergraduate Research Week. Immediately afterwards, we will host 2 panels of graduate students presenting their research with moderators facilitating Q&A with the audience. We will conclude with a networking mixer where participants can build connections beyond the symposium.

If you have not already, please complete this survey ( to indicate your interest in the following:
1) Sharing your interests/expertise and/or contact info with other participants to facilitate networking portion of the symposium – due 5/14/21
2) Featuring your research in a curated annotated bibliography (a reference list that includes a brief summary and analysis for each researcher’s work listed) – due 5/7/21
3) Providing/receiving research mentorship or social-emotional support – due 3/26/21

Please note the due dates listed in the survey questions to accommodate for planning purposes. We will send a reminder message with the detailed agenda as we get closer to May 14, 2021. Thank you for your interest and support!

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