Marika Pfefferkorn Lecture

Co-founder Twin Cities Innovation Alliance (TCIA) & Executive Director, Midwest Center for School Transformation (MCST) in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

As an interdisciplinary and cross-sector thought leader, Marika Pfefferkorn is a change agent working to transform systems and improve outcomes for youth and communities of color across education, technology, and economic growth and vitality. Ms. Pfefferkorn works through policy, research and practice to end school push out at federal, state and local levels. Most recently focusing on the Cradle to Prison Algorithm, an emerging technological trend in education and juvenile justice equating the next iteration and expansion of the school to prison pipeline. She combines the work of community organizing and advocacy to facilitate community-centered solutions that reflect the interests of youth, families, and communities of color and marginalized communities. This work is grounded in principles of social justice and human dignity. Sponsored by the Institute for Policy, Ethics, and Culture at Michigan Tech. 

Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

Event Type

Arts and Entertainment, Outreach/Recruitment, Academics, Lectures/Seminars, Social, Cultural, Student Organizations

Target Audience

General Public


lecture, presenting, Rozsa, VPA


No Charge. Season tickets on sale July 1. Single tickets on sale August 1.

Subscribing Departments ?
Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC), Visual and Performing Arts, College of Computing
Host ?

Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts and the Institute for Policy, Ethics, and Culture


Recent Activity

Writer and Editor Cyndi Perkins

Cynthia Perkins left a positive review 11/7/2019

Great way to begin the techno-cultural conversation so important to our world now and in the future.

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