Inclusion in STEM panel at UofT

Feb 24, 2020

The University of Toronto recognizes the importance of equity and diversity as it relates to the institution’s unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of its academic mission. In this spirit, we are contacting you regarding an important upcoming event that we believe would be of great interest to your faculty and students.

We would be most grateful for your help in spreading the word by encouraging your colleagues and faculty members to attend:

Inclusion is the Path to Excellence: The Importance of Allyship in STEM
Dr. Raychelle Burks
Professor, St. Edwards University, Texas

Dr. Allison Sekuler
Professor & Canada Research Chair, McMaster University

Dr. Bryan Gaensler
Director of the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto

Dr. Denise O. Green
Executive Vice President, Equity and Community Inclusion, Ryerson University

Moderator: Ana Sofia Barrows, Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional

Expected Scope

  • Understanding the link between excellence and inclusion, as well as the importance of allyship
  • Highlight the key barriers that are interfering with inclusion in STEM
  • Practical solutions that can be practiced within academia and industry

    The panel will take place at 5:00pm on February 24th, 2020 in BA1130. The event is open to all. See here for registration and details.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Kind Regards,
    The Women in Chemistry Toronto Executive Team