The 13th annual Georgia Tech Diversity Symposium was hosted Sept. 15, 2021.
The ADVANCE Program at Georgia Tech welcomed three new professors on July 1: Ana “Annie” I. Antón (College of Computing), Nancey Green Leigh (College of Design), and Mary G. McDonald (College of Liberal Arts). The trio replaced outgoing program professors Dana Randall, Catherine Ross, and Mary Frank Fox as College representatives, respectively.
The ADVANCE Program at Georgia Tech welcomed three new professors on July 1: Ana “Annie” I. Antón (College of Computing), Nancey Green Leigh (College of Design), and Mary G. McDonald (Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts). The trio replaced outgoing program professors Dana Randall, Catherine Ross, and Mary Frank Fox as College representatives, respectively.
Following a national search, Diley Hernández was selected as associate vice president of Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IDEI) at Georgia Tech. Hernández began her new role on July 6, reporting to Archie Ervin, vice president for IDEI and chief diversity officer.
Institute Diversity is expanding its team to provide more focused attention and increased oversight for staff diversity initiatives.
Effective June 1, 2015, the Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion team (Pearl Alexander, Cheryl Cofield, and Jardyn Lake) from the Office of Human Resources (OHR) will join Institute Diversity to form the core of its new Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement (SDIE) team.
When you think of diversity champions at Georgia Tech, is there a particular student, faculty or staff member, or unit that comes to mind? If so, please take a moment to nominate that individual or unit for the Diversity Champion Awards.
Terry Blum and Martha Grover were recently named ADVANCE professors for Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business and the College of Engineering, respectively.
With support from Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the ADVANCE Program, the Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program brings together faculty, staff, and students who individually and collectively advance their action, research, or teaching objectives while improving inclusivity at Georgia Tech.
The 2020 Georgia Tech Diversity Symposium, Understanding Accessibility as Inclusion: Georgia Tech's Pathway to Accessibility, was presented virtually for the first time in the program’s 12-year history on Sept. 9.
Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council Formed to Further Address Campus Disparity, Bias, and Inequity
More than 50 representatives from across the campus have been appointed by President Ángel Cabrera to the newly formed Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council (GTDEIC). The Council will identify issues of campus racial and gender disparity, bias, and inequity to be addressed in order to deliver upon the Institute’s vision of diversity and inclusion. The members represent diverse voices and perspectives from staff, faculty, and students. Their initial meeting will be Nov. 30.