Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Reconciliation + Design: Truth

Oct 14, 2021 | 04:30pm | Event

Join us for the first dialogue of the Reconciliation + Design Series: Truth This reconciliation + design dialogue series is co-designed and led by UBC Civil Engineering Assistant Professor of Teaching Pam Wolf and Civil Engineering graduate student…

Save the Date: The 94 Truth & Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action

Sep 29, 2021 | 03:00pm - 04:30pm | Event

On September 29th, to honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day (Sept 30th), we invite you to join us for a participatory reading of the 94 Calls to Action from the 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Three UBC students named engineering ambassadors

May 18, 2022 | 09:48am | Announcement

Three UBC Engineering undergraduate students have received Ambassador Awards from the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF).

It’s getting better for trans, bisexual and gay youth – but there’s still room to improve

May 17, 2022 | 12:05pm | Announcement

May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. As we celebrate sexual and gender diversity, it is also important to highlight the continued challenges faced by those with diverse genders and sexualities.

Anti-Racist STEM Faculty Cohort

Apr 25, 2022 | 09:51am | Landing page

Anti-Racist STEM Faculty Cohort The program will require a 12 hour commitment (including synch/asynch learning) over 5 weeks, and will be led collaboratively by educators from: the Equity and Inclusion Office; the Centre for Teaching, Learning, and…

Applied Science co-op student pivots to EDI.I amid the pandemic

Apr 14, 2022 | 02:36pm | Announcement

University of British Columbia student Ashley Kairu, currently in her third year of a chemical and biological engineering degree, had an opportunity to pivot in 2020 and complete her co-op in the Faculty of Applied Science as an Equity Ambassador.

How to be anti-racist on campus (and beyond)

Mar 16, 2022 | 11:15am | Announcement

While we may not be able to deconstruct the continent’s universities brick by brick, what we can do is dissect our own problematic views about race in an attempt to build them back up into a worldview that is truly inclusive.

Real Friends are Allies Too

Mar 11, 2022 | 01:40pm | Spotlight

Though popular opinion warns against mixing business with friendship, the pages of entrepreneurial history will reveal a host of successful ventures that were founded by good friends.

Breaking the vicious cycles: A talk about equity, diversity and inclusion with Dr. Nora Angeles

Mar 08, 2022 | 10:25am | Announcement

For over two decades, UBC School of Community and Regional Planning associate professor Dr. Nora Angeles has used planning research and tools to promote equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) around the world.   

UBC Applied Science profs receive Envisioning Equality award

Mar 08, 2022 | 09:31am | Announcement

Dr. Sheryl Staub-French, a professor of civil engineering, and Dr. Sabrina Wong, a professor of nursing, have been named recipients of the UBC Envisioning Equality award.

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