S04E18 | Who is Scandalized by the Admissions Scandal? Interview with Maryam Toorawa

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Who was actually scandalized by the ‘scandal’ about rich people using their money to get their questionably gifted kids into elite American higher education? PhDiva Xine discusses structural inequalities in US and UK higher education with Maryam Toorawa who works in Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion and whose experiences span Cornell, Bryn Mawr, Oxford, Yale, SOAS. Initiatives to combat inequalities are vastly different on either side of the Anglophone Atlantic — and the level of recognition about what problems exist in your own society as opposed to what you can loudly and easily decry elsewhere. Are you really cynical if you are recognizing the truth?

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