Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Day of Community: Growing, Learning and Celebrating Together

You are invited to join the College of Engineering for the first Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Day of Community: Growing, Learning and Celebrating Together on Friday, May 13, 2022.  This event is an opportunity to learn and share accomplishments and best practices for integrating justice, equity, diversity and inclusion into our daily lives as students, scholars, teachers and staff.

May 13, 2022 • 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the ATL

Register for these free events here.

9:00 Welcome and keynote addressBeena Ammanath, Global Head of Deloitte AI Institute, Tech & AI Ethics Lead @DeloitteMindful Engineering: Building Technology for a Better World
10:00 Workshop Dr. Ben Lutz, MEIntegrating Social Justice into Engineering Courses using Problem Redesigns
10:30Lightning TalkKatie McGuire, University advisingA Look at Student Retention
10:45 Lightning TalkSara Entezarmahdi, PROVE lab + Nayana Tiwari, WISHTitle1: Integrating JEDI Conversations into Technical Engineering Clubs, Title2: Intersectional club events
11:00WorkshopEvelyn Chavez, VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion of Cal Poly SWEOutreach in our Community
11:30 WorkshopDr. Dianne DeTurris, AEROThe Systems Perspective Workshop (covers the concepts of big picture thinking to allow us to see interrelationships so that we can work more effectively)
12:00 Break for Lunch
12:30 Workshop Dr. Jane Lehr, Michael Reyna, Luka Uchiyama, Victoria Siaumau “Engaged Engineering” – An Interdisciplinary Approach to Community Assessment & Problem Definition
1:00 Lightning Talk Dr. Amro El Badawy, CE/ENVEBottom-up Approach for Integration of Social and Environmental Justice into the CE/ENVE Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
1:15Lightning Talk Dr. Michael Whitt + NSBE student representativeThe History of NSBE and Its Relationship to Campus Culture
1:30 WorkshopDr. Liz Thompson, Director GENEEvaluating Your Syllabus to Enhance Inclusivity and Enhance Well-being
2:00 WorkshopDr. Eric Mehiel, AEROA Lesson on Implicit Bias for First Year AERO Students: Strategies and Data
2:30 WorkshopSarah Macdonald, CTLT & Dr. Zoë Wood, CSSE and members of the Spring 2022 CENG Intro to Equitable and Inclusive Teaching cohortReflections on Best Practices from the Inclusive STEM Teaching Project
3:00 WorkshopPam Dougherty, CTLTAccessibility = Inclusion Description: Learn to use Canvas and Ally to create accessible course contentJoin the Zoom link here.
3:45 Lightning Talk Pearse Lipscomb, president EMPOWER

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