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November 17
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8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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With less than 4% of the Audiology population being Black/African American, it is often difficult to find representation among audiology leadership roles, preceptors, and students. Joining together to share experiences has helped bring generations of Black/African American Audiologists closer and more prepared for a diverse future.

Virtual Education Series Speaker

Jocelyn Tubbs, AuD

Jocelyn Tubbs, AuD, has been a practicing Audiologist since 2019. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in communication disorders at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She then attended Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon, where she completed her Doctorate of Audiology. Dr. Tubbs currently practices at Hearing Healthcare Centers in Colorado. She has such a fiery passion for Audiology that she wrote a children’s book, A Sound Adventure, to help teach younger generations and their parents about how hearing works. She also holds a passion for justice for minorities. Dr. Tubbs is the co-founder of the group, “Black Audiologists United”, a Facebook group and growing community of Black Audiologists and students. She has been active in discussion about the hardships and discrimination many Black and People of Color face as audiologists and in the healthcare field in general. Her goal is to help increase representation among leadership roles within Audiology, and to inspire others to do the same.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources

The American Academy of Audiology and the Student Academy of Audiology are committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the audiology profession through diversity and cultural competency. Learn more about the resources that students and professionals can use to educate themselves on different topics related to diversity and inclusion below.

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Date:
November 17
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
Visit Website

With less than 4% of the Audiology population being Black/African American, it is often difficult to find representation among audiology leadership roles, preceptors, and students. Joining together to share experiences has helped bring generations of Black/African American Audiologists closer and more prepared for a diverse future.

Virtual Education Series Speaker

Jocelyn Tubbs, AuD

Jocelyn Tubbs, AuD, has been a practicing Audiologist since 2019. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in communication disorders at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She then attended Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon, where she completed her Doctorate of Audiology. Dr. Tubbs currently practices at Hearing Healthcare Centers in Colorado. She has such a fiery passion for Audiology that she wrote a children’s book, A Sound Adventure, to help teach younger generations and their parents about how hearing works. She also holds a passion for justice for minorities. Dr. Tubbs is the co-founder of the group, “Black Audiologists United”, a Facebook group and growing community of Black Audiologists and students. She has been active in discussion about the hardships and discrimination many Black and People of Color face as audiologists and in the healthcare field in general. Her goal is to help increase representation among leadership roles within Audiology, and to inspire others to do the same.

Register Now

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources

The American Academy of Audiology and the Student Academy of Audiology are committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the audiology profession through diversity and cultural competency. Learn more about the resources that students and professionals can use to educate themselves on different topics related to diversity and inclusion below.

SAA Resources Academy Resources