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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.

Fall Workshops

Date Time Topic Register
Sept. 9 12 p.m.
Diversity Matters: Making Room at the Table Part II with Dr. Kimberly Seibles
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Oct. 14 12 p.m.
Diversity Matters: Taking the Politics Out of Diversity with Dr Shay Malone
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Nov. 11 12 p.m.
Diversity Matters: Resistance: Stubbornness + Lack of Consensus = Hostile Work Environments with Dr. Kimberly Seibles
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Nov. 18 12 p.m.
Diversity Matters: Burnt Out! Pushing the Work Forward; While Taking Care of Yourself  with Dr. April Scott
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Past Workshops

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Cultivating Empathy by Listening to Experiences 
with Dr. Kimberly Seibles
Future of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity at UofSC 
with Dr. Julian Williams
Identifying Privilege: Making Your Privilege Your Platform
with Dr. Warrenetta Mann and Dr. Sarah Wright
Sniffing Out Bias
with Dr. Kimberly Seibles
Speaking out Against Injustice
with Caroline Wallace
Taking Action with Tayler Simon
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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