Omar Wasow
Description
Omar Wasow is a PhD candidate in African-American studies and Government at Harvard. His research focuses on race and politics, particularly in relation to education and crime. In addition, Wasow is the co-founder and strategic advisor to BlackPlanet.com, a social network he helped grow to over three million users a month. Omar also works to demystify technology through regular TV and radio segments. In 2003, he helped found a K-8 charter school in Brooklyn. He is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and the Aspen Institute’s Henry Crown Fellowship.
Public Program
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4137