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Reactions To #COVID19 Threaten Gains In Diversity, Inclusion And Belonging. #EDI #highered via @forbes forbes.com/sites/soniatho…
How Will COVID-19 Affect Equity in Education?
The coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to educate students about the importance of equality and anti-discrimination.
School officials must be reminded of..obligation to avoid discrimination” By JV Arellano americanbar.org/groups/litigat…
Importance of Diversity and Inclusion During Uncertain Times

“diversity among races, genders, generations, ethnicities..thought one thing..including employees with these experiences in the conversation..help leaders..find.. answers..during trying times” entrepreneur.com/amphtml/348209…
#Coronavirus: Why diverse leadership matters more than ever

👉🏾Diversity has never been more important for businesses, especially at this time.
👉🏼It's important that leaders understand the diverse range of impacts the coronavirus crisis..on their employees weforum.org/agenda/2020/03…
Equity and Inclusion During #COVID19: Diversity Throughout the Academic Pipeline:

“by the Council of Chief Diversity Officers..to assist campus decision makers, faculty, administrators, students and staff on..inclusive campus climates..during COVID19” diversity.universityofcalifornia.edu/policies-guide…
Inclusion, Equity, and Access While Teaching Remotely

“One issue that needs particular attention..equitable access to the learning environment. How can faculty and instructors ensure that all students have access to the materials they need to succeed...?” cte.rice.edu/blogarchive/20…
If inclusivity is a value only during good times then it isn’t a “core value”.

“Podcast on inclusivity in difficult times on SoundCloud | University of California, Irvine” -Douglas M. Haynes, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion #highered soundcloud.com/theucipodcast/…
The new coronavirus affects us all. But some groups may suffer more:

“all epidemics are both biological and social. We have to take into consideration the ways in which epidemics..often reveal the fissures within our society.”—Mary Bassett, MD, @Harvard
aamc.org/news-insights/…
How can I confront #coronavirus racism?

“School of Medicine Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Professor of Psychiatry..Nicole Jacobs.. methods for dealing with biased behavior, whether..intended recipient or a witness”, @unevadareno unr.edu/nevada-today/n…
Leadership Diversity Matters in Handling Crises Like #COVID19:

“types of crises won’t get any easier. Our employees, the communities we serve, and our shareholders expect..tool to address them..full scope of diversity of..people in decision-making seats” knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/why-le…
#EDI as fundamental vs..

Could diversity & inclusion programs become a casualty of coronavirus? @Which50

“And when times get tough, budgets get cut—quickly. These decisions reveal which projects companies see as essential and which ones are nice to have” which-50.com/minicast-could…
Leading through #COVID19: The role of Diversity & Inclusion in times of crisis:

“For me, as a D&I professional and leader, I am painfully aware that almost no diversity strand is untouched by this...” #diversity @GreenParkUK green-park.co.uk/news/leading-t…
Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in Times of Crisis:

“Among the fast-paced changes required of organizations in the face of a global pandemic, we must resist the temptation to problem solve while suspending efforts for diversity, equity and inclusion” feminuity.org/blog/dei-in-cr…
EDI’s urgent issue:

Scholars v #COVID19 Racism:

“Scholars with expertise in Asian American studies, public health and other fields have a new urgent agenda for their teaching,research and outreach: confronting #coronavirus-related racism“ @insidehighered insidehighered.com/news/2020/04/0…
No Time for Hate: #COVID19 Stigma—Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

“an increase in the number of reports regarding stereotyping, harassment, and bullying directed towards students and faculty perceived to be of Chinese-American..generally, Asian descent” diversity.utah.edu/no-time-for-ha…
The Silver Lining: Here Is How The #COVID19 Pandemic Might Lead To Greater Inclusion, @Forbes:

“A clear example is the benefits that may result for people with #disabilities, for whom gaining access to the workplace has always been a challenge” #diversity forbes.com/sites/paologau…
Y. Zakir: 7 Keys To Keeping Your Firm Inclusive In #Coronavirus Era:

1 equitable distribution of info
2 set clear & achievable expectations
3 actively maintain relationships;
4 continue to coach, mentor & sponsor
5 show gratitude
7 spotlight shared goals law360.com/articles/12536…
Countering #Coronavirus through Inclusive Culture, CFAInstitute

“what happens to diversity and inclusion efforts at investment organizations? Do they fall away as nice-to-haves or are they seen as contributing to a cultural edge of resiliency?” #diversity blogs.cfainstitute.org/investor/2020/…
Remaking the University: The University in a Moment of Intersecting Crises:

“..the damage to thinking together that is...the hallmark of the community of scholars.
At the same time, higher education has itself been embedded in growing inequality” #cdnpse utotherescue.blogspot.com/2020/03/the-un…
Admissions and equity challenges for #highered post #COVID19:

“there is no template of how to deal with this..major concerns exist in particular regarding the impact on learners from low income and disadvantaged groups” #equity @uniworldnews @uniworldnews universityworldnews.com/post.php?story…
Going online –What cost to the #socialjustice agenda @uniworldnews:

“short, sharp and socially aware pieces to offer their perspectives on how we can shape the on-boarding to an online discourse in socially just ways, together.” #highered

Read a snapshot universityworldnews.com/post-mobile.ph…
#COVID19: Racial equity & racial equality must guide State action—UN Working Group
1 Representation in Decision Making
2 Specific Health Risks
3 Racial Discrim & Implicit Bias in Pandemic Policy
4 Politicization of Pandemic
5 Urgency of Human Rights #OHCHR ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/…
Now Is Not The Time To Put Diversity And Inclusion On The Back Burner

“In..midst of a global pandemic, the last thing on organizational leadership’s collective mind is ensuring that employees and customers feel a sense of inclusion and belonging” #COVID19 forbes.com/sites/janicega…
Mentoring during the #COVID19 pandemic:

“Colleagues facing closed labs and enforced social distancing need a different type of support. Mentors must change their approach, says Ruth Gotian” #cdnpse @nature nature.com/articles/d4158…
Diversity:A Must-Have, In Good Times and Bad—@CarlyFiorina

“More than a ‘nice-to-have,’ diversity is a ‘must-have’ for all sectors..committed to progress.
..in both good times and bad..an unexpected crisis hits, diverse and effective teams are invaluable” chiefexecutive.net/diversity-a-mu…
“our ability to practice inclusion has been tested in the recent emergence of #COVID19..In the wake of this..there are a number of matters...to remember”:

👉🏾Every interaction and every person matters
👉🏼Inclusive teaching reaches all students
👉🏾Learn more diversity.unl.edu/covid-19-respo…
#COVID19: Now is the time to double down on diversity:

“In uncertain times, greater sensitivity and pro-action can prompt inclusive behaviours, fairness and equity to help people manage, perform well and operate with dignity and respect” #EDI #diversity campaignasia.com/article/covid-…
One New Way To Retain Diversity & Inclusion Momentum During The #Coronavirus Pandemic @Forbes

“‘We’re about innovating the future of work for D&I professionals’..D&I work is too important to put on hold..’we need..accessibility..to bring..world together’” forbes.com/sites/sheilaca…
How to Be an Inclusive Leader Through a Crisis

“Research shows..when we’re stressed, we often default to heuristics and gut instincts,rather than making deliberate and goal-oriented decisions.
..leaders must prioritize inclusion right now, more than ever” hbr.org/2020/04/how-to…
Six Healthy Ways to Lead in a Crisis

1)Reconnect with your purpose
2)people first—always
3)transparent updates
4)Model practical optimism
5)Gather, decide, reflect, adjust
6)Encourage new contributions

“lead with courage and, most importantly, with care” entrepreneur.com/article/348653
Still chronicling the impact of the pandemic on EDI in Canadian universities.

The Invisibility of EDI During Uncertain Times, by Dr. Denise O'Neil Green. #COVID19 #cdnpse @Diversity_Blog institutionaldiversityblog.com/the-invisibili…
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