Closer Look: Upcoming Summit Focuses on Using Tech To Amplify Latinx Voices; Emory Professor Explains the Psychology of Thrill-Seeking

Gigi Pedraza, executive director of Latino Community Fund, and Ser Familia representative Enrique Garza discuss the upcoming Sixth Annual Latino Summit and Forum.
Gigi Pedraza, executive director of Latino Community Fund, and Ser Familia representative Enrique Garza discuss the upcoming Sixth Annual Latino Summit and Forum.
Credit Grace Walker

Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on the deaths of three soldiers at the Fort Stewart-Hunter Airfield.
  • 07:48: What role can technology play in amplifying the quality of life for of Latinx communities? That’s the focus of the sixth annual Latino Summit and Forum, happening Nov. 7 at the Infinite Energy Center. We’ll hear more from summit leaders, Gigi Pedraza, executive director of Latino Community Fund, and Ser Familia representative Enrique Garza, ahead of the event.
  • 40:32: In his new book, Professor Kenneth Carter, a board-certified clinical psychologist and Charles Howard Candler professor of Psychology at Oxford College of Emory University, investigates what makes thrill-seekers special. He joins “Closer Look” in the studio today to tell us more about “Buzz!: Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies,” which will be released on Oct. 31.
Emory University Professor Kenneth Carter visits Netherworld in Stone Mountain. (Photo credit: Kay Hinton, Emory University)

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.