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Lifting Voices

Working at a University I learn something new every day!  Yesterday, I learned about The OpEd Project and their partnership with UVA.  In a meeting, It was shared that a study found that 97% of op-eds by scholars in the Wall Street Journal were written by men. The goal…

By Wendy Huber-
Diversity

Happy Juneteenth!

On calendars everywhere “Juneteenth” is showing up.  If you are like me, you had to google it.  I wasn’t sure if it was some summertime thing or what.  Well, I was a bit embarrassed when I saw the summary in Wikipedia…Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or…

By Wendy Huber-
Diversity, Uncategorized

Happy Pride Month

As Pride month continues and parades and events happen all across the US I was taken by the message Meagan Fitzgerald shared on the NBC evening news in Washington, DC on June 2, 2019.   Her lead into her engagement announcement is just fantastic!  Please take 1:18 to listen.Also…

By Wendy Huber-
Diversity, leveraging difference, Uncategorized, Women

Thought Leadership

Institutions of higher education are filled with smart people – students, staff and faculty alike. I’m going to focus on just one of those groups today, faculty. Our faculty are teaching the next generation of leaders and researching in hopes of solving real-world problems. This research tends to get…

By Wendy Huber-
Diversity

100% All In!

I remember the day when the email landed in my inbox – an invitation to take part in the USC Equity Institute with members of the nursing school and Associate Deans for Diversity & Inclusion from across UVA. This was no small commitment.  There were class sessions and small group meetings…

By Wendy Huber-
Diversity at Darden

More Than What Meets The Eye

Traveling allows me to do one of my favorite things – people watch.   Airports are amazing places to people watch, better than a mall, better than an amusement park.  As I sit at my gate I watch the parade of people move by.  I wonder about where they are going and…

By Wendy Huber-
Diversity

New Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for a New Era at UVA

Amid many leadership changes happening at the University of Virginia, another one is coming. Dr. Marcus Martin is retiring, which will leave open the pivotal role of vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at the University. UVA President Jim Ryan, who was inaugurated as president in October, has created…

By gallegost-
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