Imagine the possibility of seeing the world through the eyes of a child, a woman or a disabled person. Stanford and Columbia University Research labs have enabled this through virtual reality that creates experiential experiences in Empathy Machines. Join Dr. Courtney Cogburn as she navigates through the 1000 Cut Journey project in what could potentially be the key transformational tool of the future.
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Presenter: Dr. Courtney D. Cogburn
Dr. Courtney D. Cogburn is an associate professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work and faculty of the Columbia Population Research Center. She is the lead creator of 1000 Cut Journey, an immersive virtual reality experience of racism. Dr. Cogburn completed postdoctoral training at Harvard University in the Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar Program and at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. She received her Ph.D. in Education and Psychology, and MSW from the University of Michigan and her BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia.