Texas


A Nigerian American woman dressed in pink blouse with a purple patterned jacket
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Kemi Yemi-Ese is a therapist, visual artist, and disability rights advocate based in Austin, Texas. Her paintings focus on her experiences living with a disability and are inspired by her Nigerian heritage.

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Dr. Adewole “Ade” Adamson is a dermatologist, a professor at the University of Texas, Austin. He cares for patients at high risk for skin cancer or who have atypical moles. He also studies access to healthcare, especially to dermatology and skin cancer treatment.

Smiling Puerto Rican person with very short, dark brown hair, wearing a white, collared, button-down shirt. They are standing in front of a brick wall.
Added 07/27/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Christina Ferraz is the founder of Thirty6five, a public relations agency that does media relations, social media marketing and image management for nonprofits and public figures. They are an expert in marketing strategies that reach communities of color, common failures of companies in efforts to be inclusive, and LGBTQIA+ inclusion in public relations.

Marsha Jones is a grassroots organizer and health educator, and the co-founder and executive director of The Afiya Center, a reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women.

Added 09/02/20 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Terry Loftis is the president and executive director of The Arts Community Alliance, a nonprofit supporting the arts in North Texas through grant making, capacity building and thought leadership.

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Isabel Araiza is an associate professor of sociology at Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, where she teaches in the Mexican American and women and gender studies programs.

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Christen A. Smith is an associate professor of anthropology and African and African diaspora studies and the director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. She’s an expert on Black liberation and state violence against Black communities in the Americas.

Added 04/13/20 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Sylvia Partida is the CEO of the National Center for Farmworker Health, where she oversees efforts to train medical professionals at community health centers serving uninsured or underinsured patients on

Added 09/28/18 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Sharon A. Navarro is professor of political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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Moriba Jah is an associate professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics at the University of Texas, Austin.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Bullard is the author of 18 books addressing sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, community reinvestment, housing, transportation, climate justice, emergency response and regional equity.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Daina Ramey Berry is Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History and chair of the history department at the University of Texas, Austin.

Updated 11/19/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Stella Flores is an associate professor of higher education and public policy at the University of Texas, Austin, where she is also director of research and strategy for the Education Research Center. She studies the impact of state and federal policies on low-income and underrepresented college students, especially immigrant and English learner students.

Updated 03/04/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Dr. Ximena Lopez is a pediatric endocrinologist who sees patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. As medical director and founder of the GENder Education and Care, Interdisciplinary Support (GENECIS) program at Children’s Medical Center, her primary focus is the care of youth with gender dysphoria.

Updated 04/18/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Luis Zayas is dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas, Austin and the Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Jason E. Shelton is an associate professor of sociology and anthropology and director of the Center for African American Studies at the University of Texas, Arlington.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: , ,

Jared A. Montoya is a professor and associate dean of leadership studies at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio.

A Mexican and white woman with long, dark brown hair smiles directly at the camera. She stands with her arms crossed, wearing a long sleeve, black turtle-neck sweater with a small white brooch.
Updated 01/13/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Victoria DeFrancesco Soto is assistant dean for civic engagement and a lecturer at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin.

Updated 01/18/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: , , , ,

Veronica (Ronnye) Vargas Stidvent can speak about law, politics and policy trends in the Hispanic community.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Laura Donnelly, founder and CEO of Latinitas, a digital magazine empowering Latina youth through media and technology, told KUT she wants to teach young Latinas to replace negative media representations of Hispanic women

Added 01/12/13 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Juliet Garcia is a professor of communications at the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley, and the senior advisor to the chancellor for community, national and global engagement for the University of Texas system.

Updated 12/12/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Yvette Ostolaza is a partner and global co-leader of the litigation practice at the international law firm Sidley Austin LLP.