Previous Staff Diversity & Inclusion Events, 2021

Recent Highlights

CUIMC Women ERG Roundtable

Discussion with Dr. Canetti, mental health professional from CopeColumbia, and members from the Women ERG as they discuss items impacting women in the workplace that have been amplified due to the pandemic.

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CUIMC ABC ERG BHM 2021 with Dana Crawford

For hundreds of years, BIPOC have experienced trauma due to violence, oppression, and structural racism which has led to various inequities. The effects of racism can be experienced personally, vicariously, and collectively. The mental health effects of racism include depression, anxiety, distress, psychological stress, negative affect, and post-traumatic stress.

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Chef Cooley BHM 2021

Chef Cooley shares southern inspired dishes and provides the opportunity to cook along virtually.

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API Lunar New Year 2021

Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunar calendar. In Chinese culture and East Asian countries, the festival is commonly referred to as the Spring Festival. The first day of Chinese New Year begins on the new moon and will be celebrated Friday, February 12. 2021 is the year of the Metal Ox, which is predicted to be a lucky year.

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Implicit Bias Event

Do you think racism is an inherent part of the fabric of America? Are all Americans, regardless of race, complicit in the perpetuation of racial biases in our country? How much has changed in race relations since Myrdal conducted his study, and what hasn't changed much at all? Screening of American Denial, followed by a discussion about racial and other types of identity/social group bias.

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"Equi-teas" are gatherings that provide a space for students, faculty, and staff to discuss issues and topics related to power, provilege, diversity, and equity as they manifest at Mailman and in our communities here and abroad.

Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging at Columbia 

All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to join the Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging at Columbia. The Task Force works to identify issues and develop responsive strategies that address students’ experiences both in and outside of the classroom related to diversity, inclusion, and a sense of belonging on campus.

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Gardenside Chat: The Workplace y Yo

A panel discussion moderated by Sandra Harris, Associate Vice President of Government and Communication Affairs, featuring Latinx professionals from different industries detailing their journey through the world of work.

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2019 Caribbean Cultural Celebration

Entertainment from various performers, an empowering and enlightening message from our Keynote Speaker, delicious Caribbean cuisine, and prize opportunities.

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