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National Engineers Week: Rewrite the Code – Ignite Innovation with Inclusivity through the Power of Psychological Safety

February 21, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Fireside Chat on the Power of Psychological Safety with Award-Winning Engineer and Industry Consultant Dr. Mark McBride-Wright and Northeastern’s College of Engineering Dean Gregory Abowd.

  • Learn how inclusivity in the workplace and beyond can ensure mental and physical safety.
  • Understand how to use DEI to maximize skillsets.
  • Explore impactful case studies increasing representation of minoritized groups in engineering.
  • Discover DEI strategies to enhance productivity and safety in teams.
  • Transform the way you lead in all areas of your life.


Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Time: 12 noon—1:30 p.m., ET, Doors open at 11:30 a.m., Complimentary Lunch.

Place: Northeastern University, Fenway Center (77 St Stephen St, Boston, MA 02115) and Virtual

Who: Students, Faculty, and Staff, engineers and non-engineers across Northeastern and other universities


Dr. Mark McBride-Wright is Founder and Managing Director of EqualEngineers, a company offering a wide array of diversity & inclusion consultancy and training services for corporations, as well as creative events. He has worked with many Fortune 50 companies.

As a recognized diversity and inclusion leader, he is the recipient of the prestigious Rooke Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering in July 2022 for his work in promoting in engineering to the public. In June 2023, he was awarded an MBE for services to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the King’s Birthday Honours. He is a Visiting Professor of Inclusive Engineering Leadership at University College London, and author of the book, The SAFE Leader© (due for release in March 2024).


Engineers Week


Fenway Center
77 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Seminar, Diversity
Undergraduate, Graduate, MS, PhD, Student Groups, Faculty, Staff