MIT AgeLab's Aging & Equity Series - Ending Ageism Isn’t Enough: Applying an Intersectional Lens on Health and Work

Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Join us for the first of several 2022 sessions of the MIT AgeLab’s ongoing Aging & Equity series, a speaker series on the intersection of age, race, and ethnicity in longevity planning. In this virtual session held on Zoom, Dr. Ernest Gonzales will present about "Ending Ageism Isn't Enough: Applying An Intersectional Lens on Health and Work."

About the Speaker: Ernest Gonzales is an Associate Professor, Director of the MSW Program at NYU Silver, and Director of The Center for Health and Aging Innovation. He is a scholar in the areas of productive aging (employment, volunteering, and caregiving), health equity, discrimination and social policy. His research advances our understanding of the relationships between healthy aging, social determinants of health, productive activities, and intergenerational contexts. His research has been supported by The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institute on Aging, U.S. Social Security Administration, AARP Foundation, and other public and private funders. By invitation, Dr. Gonzales serves on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE).

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Academic, Health/Wellness, Diversity/Inclusion

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Social Justice, aging, equity, social determinants of health, longevity, future of work, ageism




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