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Friday, May 15 2020
5:00pm
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Questions? Contact Magnus Egerstedt (magnus.egerstedt@ece.gatech.edu), Pinar Keskinocak (pinar@isye.gatech.edu), or Beril Toktay (toktay@gatech.edu).

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Deadline to Apply for 2020-21 Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program

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 on campus. This program is a bottom-up initiative, tapping into the creativity and diversity of thought among our campus community to crowdsource ideas that create long-term culture change.

How to Apply?

To apply, fill out the application form by Friday, May 15, 2020 at 5 p.m.: https://forms.gle/X74fh8nqNGbnwitU7.

The form will ask a few questions about yourself and your role on campus. Moreover, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

  • Please describe an issue area or project idea you would like to focus on as a Diversity and Inclusion Fellow.
  • Please describe why you believe this issue/project is important to Georgia Tech.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Cultivate a network of ambassadors who will advance a culture of inclusive excellence.
  • Create an environment where people feel safe, comfortable, and empowered to discuss diversity and inclusion.

Benefits and Outcomes

  • Personal and professional growth, with demonstrated commitment and skills, about diversity and inclusion knowledge and practice;
  • Recognition as a Fellow;
  • Outcomes will be commensurate with Fellows’ engagement and may include increased workplace diversity and inclusion; new collaborations, initiatives, or partnerships; and individual/joint courses or research proposals.

Commitments

The program will run from August 15, 2020 to April 15, 2021. During this time, Fellows are expected to:

  • Complete an individual or group action, teaching, or research objective and share with the campus community (dissemination will be facilitated by the Office of Institute Diversity);
  • Attend the Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program meetings (one kick-off meeting in August 2020, two mid-stream progress meetings in October and February, and a final Poster Expo and Celebration event in April 2021).

To learn more about the Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program, please visit: https://diversity.gatech.edu/DIFellowsProgram.