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  • Students read a piece of paper at a Diversity Matters event.

Diversity Matters Professional Development Series

Diversity Matters is a brown bag luncheon series which assists faculty and staff in increasing their cultural competence and the benefits of diversity and inclusion on campus.

Spring 2021 Schedule

All workshops take place from noon - 1 p.m.

All workshops are designed to be an hour-long, interactive sessions that will engage all professionals at every level.  

Date Topic Register
Jan 28 Cultivating Empathy by Listening to Experiences with Dr. Kimberly Seibles Link to Registration
Feb 23
Sniffing Out Bias with Dr. Kimberly Seibles
Link to Registration
March 9
Speaking out Against Injustice with Caroline Wallace
Link to Registration
March 23
Identifying Privilege: Making Your Privilege Your Platform with Dr. Warrenetta Mann
Link to Registration
April 6
Taking Action with Tayler Simon
Link to Registration


Past Workshops

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Future of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity at UofSC 
with Dr. Julian Williams
Teaching/Learning the 4th "R"- Racial Literacy Part 2
with Dr. Michelle Bryan
The Illusion of Solidarity: Why the term BIPOC can be problematic 
with Dr. Shay Malone
Making Equitable Room at the Table 
with Dr. Kimberly Seibles

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