Praxis of Intersectionality: Examining Our Axes of Power and Oppression to Support Our Anti-Racist Work and Cultural Responsiveness

Jan
20
Praxis of Intersectionality: Examining Our Axes of Power and Oppression to Support Our Anti-Racist Work and Cultural Responsiveness
Laura P. Minero

Laura P. Minero, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Laura P. Minero, PhD is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence and EMPWR Program in the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. Dr. Minero presently provides bilingual/bicultural, trauma informed, affirming, and evidenced-based treatment and develops curriculum for supporting LGBTQ+ individuals across the lifespan. She also specializes in working with undocumented immigrants, people of color, and Spanish-speaking populations both as a clinician and community consultant. Dr. Minero's scholarly work has included contributing to scientific consensus studies used to inform national policy as a 2019 Christine Mirzayan Science Policy and Technology Fellow with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Her research with undocumented and asylum-seeking transgender immigrants and the intersections of transphobia, racism, and state-sanctioned trauma was supported by Ford Foundation Predoctoral and Dissertation Fellowship awards,  and recently awarded Dissertation Awards from the National Latinx Psychological Association and American Associations for Hispanics in Higher Education.

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