April Diversity, Equity & Inclusion campus-wide events

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Black Faculty Speakers Series: Ibrahim Thiaw

  • Guest speaker: Ibrahim Thiaw of Mauritania, executive secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
  • Wednesday, April 5
  • Keynote: 4pm reception, 4:30pm keynote, Student Union Memorial Center Ballroom
  • Fireside chat & lunch (students only): 12pm, Honors Village Amphitheater
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Native Voices in STEM

  • Guest speaker: Dr. Reginald Premo
  • Wednesday, April 5
  • 12-1pm
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Join the Indigenous Resilience Center as Dr. Reginald Premo presents "Tribal Hoop House Project in northern NV" as part of the Native Voices in STEM Seminar Series.

Panel: Women's Equity in Sports – The Fight, the Scars, and the Thrill of Victory

UArizona women's basketball coach Adia Barnes and fellow alumna and catalyst for a women's race at the Tour de France Kathryn Bertine headline an all-star panel of trailblazing women who pioneered the fight for women's equity in sports. Joining them are two-time Olympic hockey medalist and National Hockey League analyst for ESPN A.J. Mleczko, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning sports journalist at ESPN and co-owner of the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women's Soccer League Sarah Spain, and the first woman to run the Boston Marathon and two-time winner of the New York City Marathon Kathrine Switzer.

Emmy and Associated Press award-winning sports journalist Damien Alameda from KOLD News 13 will moderate.

About the University Libraries' Diversity, Social Justice & Equity Council

Charged with developing a sustainable and holistic approach to advancing diversity and inclusion for the Libraries through internal programming and assessment, the council also provides advisement to leadership, and campus and community outreach. Our commitment to diversity and inclusivity includes cross-promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) campus events – sponsored by and coordinated by – many different colleges, departments, groups, and DEI committees.