The University of Georgia upholds an educational environment in which community members of all identities and backgrounds can find success academically, personally, and professionally. We greatly value the significant contributions and diverse perspectives of female faculty, staff, and students at UGA. We are fortunate to have such accomplished, talented, and leading women in many fields of study and work across campus.Read More
Dr. Han S. Park, Director Director & University Professor SPIA Center for Study of Global Issues (GLOBIS) is the 2015 Embracing Diversity Speaker. This event will be held on Thursday, September 24th at 3pm in the UGA Chapel. This event also celebrates individuals who have completed the Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion. Music and food immediately following the program.Read More
The spectacular 1848 escape of William and Ellen Craft (1824-1900; 1826-1891) from slavery in Macon is a dramatic story in the annals of American history. In Love, Liberation, and Escaping Slavery, Barbara McCaskill, an associate professor of English in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, revisits the couple's escape and examines the collaborations and partnerships that characterized the Crafts' activism for the next 30 years: in Boston, where they were on the run again after the passage of the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law; in England; and in Reconstruction-era Georgia.Read More
As part of the Women's Resources Initiative launched in September, Cook serves on the Women's Resources Coordinating Committee, an advisory body of faculty, staff, students and administrators that helps consider feedback from the campus community about women's resources and recommends ways to enhance their organization and visibility. In addition, Cook chairs the Women's Leadership Initiative Planning Committee, which is working with Whitten to advance gender equity on campus.Read More
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In the latest in a series of efforts to foster gender equity at the University of Georgia, President Jere W. Morehead and Provost Pamela Whitten have launched an initiative to enhance the representation of women in leadership roles on campus.
The Women's Leadership Initiative will address issues such as recruitment and hiring, career development, work-life balance and leadership development.
In the past year, the university has implemented a series of initiatives that aim to ensure that women on campus experience a supportive environment within which to learn and work.
The Office of Institutional Diversity at the University of Georgia is excited to announce two phenomenal scholarship opportunities. The Diversity Scholarship and the Black Alumni Scholarship are designed to provide financial support to underrepresented incoming UGA students. ...Learn More
The UGA Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (UGA-LSAMP) is a National Science Foundation-funded program designed to actively recruit, retain, and graduate under-represented minority students in STEM disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. ...Learn More
The Peach State LSAMP "Building Bridges" Summer Institute hosts incoming minority STEM freshmen for a three-week long residential program. The students will participate in professional development, academic enrichment, and social engagement activities designed to facilitate their transition from high school… ...Learn More