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Initiative Aims to Accelerate Equity in Computing and Technology Fields

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By Josh McDonald. The UCLA School of Education and Information Studies has launched Momentum: Accelerating Equity in Computing and Technology, an important research initiative to diversify computing…
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A Sense of Belonging

Graduate STEM students in a UCSB Lab

By Shelly Leachman. Aiming to fortify and grow the STEM talent pipeline at Hispanic-serving institutions, UC Santa Barbara has embarked on a collaborative grant project funded by the National Science Foundation.

The NSF INCLUDES Planning Grant was awarded to the…
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Bringing Inclusive Language into IT

A group of people using inclusive language, through word bubbles.

By Katie Chappell and Kristen McIntyre. In recognition that language is essential to an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) is piloting an Inclusive IT Language Guide for the IT community at UCI….
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UC Merced Brings NSF ‘Computer Science for All’ Program to Merced Schools

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By Leigh Bernacchi. The technology world is punctuated by startups, and UC Merced is “starting up” its own program to invigorate computer science education in the San Joaquin Valley.

The…
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UC Participates in the First Intersegmental DEI Summit for IT

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For the first time ever, California’s three segments of public higher education came together to present and discuss their approaches to addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion issues in the information technology (IT) function.

The goal of the half-day Intersegmental DEI…
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Accessibility Is for Everyone: May 20 Webinar

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Digital accessibility isn’t just for coders or web designers. All of us can do something in our daily work to make the world more accessible and inclusive for people who may have disabilities, whether temporary or permanent.

May 20 is…
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Webinar: DEI in the Digital Age, April 30

People with disabilities navigating various digital media

Register to attend Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Digital Age, happening April 30 at noon. This virtual event is part of the Protecting Your Digital Self Series, presented by the UC Systemwide Cyber Champions team.

Register now.


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Register for UC/CSU/CCC Joint Summit on DEI

Intersegmental IT Summit: Advancing Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. California Community College, Cal State University, University of California logos

Don’t miss the inaugural Intersegmental IT Summit: Advancing Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion on Thursday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Technology professionals, and information technology in general, play a critical role in eliminating structural barriers to education….
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Making Allyship Actionable: UCI Women in Tech Webinar

By Katie Chappell. Many of us consider ourselves allies to underrepresented groups. We recognize our privileges in terms of education, ethnicity, gender, and networks, and we want to support those around us who may be less visible or represented.  

Between intention and action, however, there can…
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