Growing up as a child with a disability, Professor Cynthia Simon shares how her early studies eventually led to teaching disability studies and talks about the importance of including people with disabilities in the discussions of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Professor Ceu Cirne-Neves talks about her journey from journalism to healthcare administration, her extensive career in hospital administration, and the significant changes in the healthcare industry that she has experienced over the years.
Join Heldrich Center on June 26 for Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace: What’s Working?
In a tight job market, employers know that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) workplace is key to remaining competitive. But how effectively do employers’ efforts to advance DEI reduce workers’ experiences of discrimination and intolerance? With ample...
Former Bloustein School Dean Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah has been named to ROI-NJ’s list of the 2022 ROI Influencers: The Top 25 most influential deans and directors. ROI.NJ, August 25, 2022
New Jersey is one of the most diverse states in the nation, and year after year it has only gotten more so. “The suburbs are far more diverse today than they were 25 years ago,” said James Hughes, a professor and a former dean of Rutgers’ Edward J. Bloustein School of...
Crystal D. Charley-Sibley, reproductive justice and civil rights activist and founder of Melanin and Motherhood Doula Services will discuss, “A Millennial’s Activism: Breaking Intergenerational Barriers While Dismantling Systemic Racism in NJ.”
This event will bring together public, private, non-profit sector leaders and academics to consider the issues and opportunities that will shape the future of the New Jersey-New York metropolitan region.
Bloustein School Dean Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah has been named to ROI-NJ’s list of the 2021 ROI Influencers: People of Color ROI.NJ, September 22, 2021
Diversity in swimming has always been an issue. In the United States, the overwhelming majority of swimmers are white. According to a 2019 Swimming Membership Demographics report, only 0.8% of their 327,337 swimmers were Black men, and 0.6% Black women. Although...
Adriana Scanteianu, who is pursuing a MPP degree a has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to teach English and coordinate social justice activities with a nonprofit group in Spain.