Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Morning sessions (10:15a -11:30a)

A Home Away from Home: How Staff Can Support the International Student Community at Brown

Learn about the campus offices, programs and resources that support Brown’s international student community. Broaden your cultural awareness and help promote inclusivity on campus, regardless of your current level of engagement with the international community. Join session leaders Jen Kim (Assistant Director of English Language Support, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning), Natalia Román Alicea, (Program Coordinator of the Global Brown Center), and Kelsey Trimm (International Students Program Coordinator, the College).

Jen Kim (Assistant Director of English Language Support, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning), Natalia Román Alicea (Program Coordinator, Global Brown Center), and Kelsey Trimm (International Students Program Coordinator, the College)

Instructor-led Session | In-person | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

Global Day of Inclusion Special Session:​ America's Long History of Racializing Epidemics and Educational Implications

Since their earliest arrivals in the United States, Asian immigrants have been racialized as “perpetual foreigners'' or “yellow peril” who are unassimilable to the dominant society and whose presence is a threat to the nation. This racialization has been at the core of countless cases of anti-Asian discrimination throughout US history, many of which turned into outright hate crimes and state-sanctioned violence, particularly during economic, military, or public health crises. Also, blaming a racially marginalized group for introducing and spreading disease is nothing new. There is a long history of racializing epidemics in the United States. This talk will contextualize the upsurge of anti-Asian violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic within the America’s long history of anti-Asian violence and racialized epidemics and discuss educational implications to stop the troubling history.  

Dr. Sohyun An

Instructor-led Session | In-person & Livestream | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

LGBTQ+101 and Allyship

46% of LGBTQ+ workers are closeted at work, with over 50% of non-lgbtq+ workers reporting they don't think their workplace has any LGBTQ+ people at all. Over the past decade rights for LGBTQ+ people in the workplace and at home have been increasingly in the spotlight. How can we make our community more welcoming and inclusive of LGBTQ+ people? This introductory course will cover the basics to set you on that path! Learn the importance of Pronouns, how to use inclusive language, and what to do when someone comes out to you! This 101 course will set you on the path to becoming an LGBTQ+ Ally in the workplace! 

Alex Mastromarchi, Grants and Contracts Administrator, Office of Sponsored Projects

Instructor-led Session | Zoom meeting | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace

Join members of the Benefits Team for an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the workplace accommodation request process at Brown.

Samantha St Onge, Leave and Accommodation Manager, Human Resources/Benefits

Instructor-led Session | Zoom Meeting | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

Sharing Diverse Stories: SAC’s Short Story Club

Have you always wanted to join a book club but can’t finish a whole book? Join members of the Staff Advisory Council for this pilot session of the new Short Story Reading Group. Read a short story from an underrepresented author and engage in dynamic discussion of the important topics presented. Remote attendees are welcome!

Hosted by SAC

Instructor-led Session | In-person | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

    Afternoon Sessions (1:15p - 2:30p)

    Global Day of Inclusion Special Session: DEI Passport Scavenger Hunt

    Diversity, equity and inclusion are not only important concepts in our work but also represented in intricate ways across campus. Join colleagues in a community-building event where we will traverse campus in teams with hopes of finding small details, important facts and public displays of Brown’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout history and into the current moment.

    Tiffany Enos, Director of Inclusion and Campus Engagement

    Instructor-led Session | Hybrid | Afternoon (1:15p - 2:30p)

    Global Day of Inclusion Special Session: Inclusive Leadership A Force Multiplier

    We are living in a time where everyone is connected. No longer are borders restricting us from commerce or collaboration within our geographical space. Globalization is the norm and in order to stay competitive and relevant in today's climate, developing an inclusive leadership mindset is essential for future organizational success. Join consultant​ Stephon Williams  in this ​one-hour presentation ​where ​we will:

    • Define Inclusive leadership
    • Highlight the benefits of Inclusive Leadership
    • Outline Inclusive leadership principles and best practices

    Instructor-led Session | In-person | Lunchtime 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Boxed lunches will be provided at this session.   

    Global Day of Inclusion Special Session: Inclusive Leadership A Force Multiplier

    We are living in a time where everyone is connected. No longer are borders restricting us from commerce or collaboration within our geographical space. Globalization is the norm and in order to stay competitive and relevant in today's climate, developing an inclusive leadership mindset is essential for future organizational success. Join consultant​ Stephon Williams  in this ​one-hour presentation ​where ​we will:

    • Define Inclusive leadership
    • Highlight the benefits of Inclusive Leadership
    • Outline Inclusive leadership principles and best practices

    Instructor-led Session | In-person | Afternoon (1:15p - 2:30p)

    Overview of Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

    Join Student Accessibility Services (SAS) staff for a conversation about accessibility on the Brown campus and learn how you can help provide an equitable, inclusive, and accessible environment for every student.

    Dr. Jesús Rēmigiō  | Associate Director, Accessibility Services, Office of Student Life

    Instructor-led Session | In-person | Afternoon (1:15p - 2:30p)