Monday Ignite Session: Embedding Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Everything We Do

Monday, February 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 12:30pm

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Speaker: Diane Travis, Undergraduate Program Coordinator, University of Maryland
Speaker: Fiona Jardine, President, iDiversity, University of Maryland
Speaker: Johnna Purcell, Vice President, iDiversity, University of Maryland

Information professionals, especially librarians, find themselves in increasingly diverse workplaces, often without adequate preparation through formal schooling. iDiversity, the University of Maryland iSchool’s student group dedicated to diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility, hopes to change this by providing instructors the resources they need to embed diversity issues into every course they teach. We will show our website of talking points and suggested readings and demonstrate that iDiversity has created a rich and easy-to-use resource that can be utilized by anyone wishing to gain a deeper understanding of how social justice topics are relevant to the work they do every single day.

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