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Diversity toolkit

As part of Augustana's ongoing effort to provide resources to the entire community, inclusive of staff, faculty and students, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has created the Diversity Toolkit, a multimedia collection of resources about diversity, inclusion and belonging.

This list of books, articles, videos, and websites helps higher education professionals remain current on innovative strategies, and ways of knowing, to enhance equity and high performance within the educational and work environments of Augustana.
 

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Women in IT: The Facts

Women in IT: The Facts

This report (PDF), sponsored by the National Center for Women & Information Technology’s Workforce Alliance, brings together the latest findings from recent research on women in technology.

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Pronoun Introductions

Pronoun Introductions

What are "gender pronouns?" When should we ask for them? How should we ask for them? This resource (PDF) from the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity at Duke University covers an array of questions in regard to gender pronouns that one may have.

 

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Pro Infirmis: Because who is perfect?

Pro Infirmis: Because who is perfect?

The "Because who is perfect? Get closer." campaign was devised for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by Pro Infirmis, an organization for the disabled. It was designed to provoke reflection on the acceptance of people with disabilities. Director Alain Gsponer has captured the campaign as a short film.

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Why Companies Should Add Class to Their Diversity Discussions

Why Companies Should Add Class to Their Diversity Discussions

We know it’s awkward, talking about class. Especially in the United States, talking about class is considered taboo. When the subject comes up, otherwise articulate extroverts suddenly find themselves caught up in the social awkwardness that is a customary partner of conversations about class.

Why Companies Should Add Class to Their Diversity Discussions

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When Activism Rises

When Activism Rises

The most recent wave of student activism on college and university campuses typically took the form of building or office “takeovers,”  as well as lists of “demands” presented to administrators. Among the challenges for these leaders at all levels of the academy, but presidents and chancellors, in particular, were how do they productively engage in dialogue with students angered by what they perceive as decades of inaction on issues of inclusivity, diversity and racism, how do they extract valuable learning (for all