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Intercultural Diversity Education: Developing Cultural Self-Awareness

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Understanding SSOE Diversity, Inclusion, and Intercultural Sensitivity (Seminar for SSOE Faculty and Staff) by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu, Thursday, September 29, 2016, Benedum Hall Room 102.

Changing the Mindset of Engineering Students and Families by Enrique Dominguez, November 1, 2016, O'Hara Student Center Ballroom. Click here to register.

Embracing the True Face of Diversity by Sherdina Harper, November 8, 2016, Benedum Hall Room 102. Click here to register.

Graduate Diversity Seminar by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu, November 19, 2016, Benedum Auditorium 157. Click here to register.

Freshman Diversity Workshop Series by Chaz Kellem, YMCA, February - April, 2017, Benedum 102 Details and Registration

A  Sadie Hawkins Seminar:  It takes a Team to Build an Inclusive Culture in the Engineering Profession by Dr. Jean Ferketish, March 28th, 2017, Benedum 102 Details and Registration

Year of Diversity: “Global Diversity: Strengthening Community Engagement in a Changing World”, April 14th, 2017, Benedum 102. Details and Registration

Beyond Diversity: Confronting Racism and the Obstacles to Equity and Justice on Campus by Dr. David Leonard, April 26th, 2017, Benedum 102 Details and Registration

Year of Diversity:"Strategic Diversity Leadership: Preparing the Centennial Generation for Leadership in Changing Time" by Dr. Damon A. Williams, May 26th, 2017, Benedum 102 Details and registration

"The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program: A Model for Dramatically Increasing Diversity at the PhD Level in Science and Engineering" by Dr. Keivan Stassun, May 30th, 2017, Benedum 102. Details

Freshman Workshops - Chaz Kellem, YWCA

An Overview of Diversity by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu, Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs

The Jessica Effect by Dr. Renetta Tull, Associate ViceProvost for Graduate Student Professional Development and Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Cross-Cultural Awareness and Understanding by Sara Jones, Associate Director, Office of International Services and Genevieve Cook, Director, Office of International Services 

Freshman Workshop - Dina Clark, YWCA- 10 sessions 

Graduate Diversity Workshop - Intercultural Diversity Education: Developing Cultural Self-awareness by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu

Creating Optimal Learning in Diverse Teaching Environments- by Dr. Delia Saenz Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, and a research professor in the Hispanic Research Center, at Arizona State University

How to Harness Available Resources to Build Your Leadership Capacity - by Dr. Anne Robertson is a William Kepler Whiteford Professor of Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science with a secondary appointment in Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the director of a multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary program on cerebral aneurysm research that is supported by the National Institute of Health

Broadening Participation: Impediments and Promising Practices -By Dr. Bevlee A. Watford, Professor of Engineering Education, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Founding Director of the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity for the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech

IMPOSTER SYNDROME - by Dr. Valerie Young, is an internationally-known speaker, a leading expert on the impostor syndrome, and author of award-winning book The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It

Freshman Workshop - Dina Clark, YWCA- 10 sessions 

Graduate Diversity Workshop - Intercultural Diversity Education: Developing Cultural Self-awareness by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu

Diversity and Inclusive Excellence in Engineering: The Story of a Journey - By Dr. Klod Kokini

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Purdue College of Engineering

A Path to Inclusive Leadership - By Dr. Elizabeth Holloway,  Director of the Women in Engineering Program (WIEP) and the Director of Student Success in the College of Engineering at Purdue University.

Cross Cultural Awareness and Understanding - Charles Nieman University of Pittsburgh Director of International Student Services

Admissions Criteria and Diversity in STEM Graduate Programs - By Dr. Casey Miller, Associate Professor of Physics at the University of South Florida in Tampa

Freshman Workshop - Dina Clark, YWCA- 10 sessions 

Graduate Diversity Workshop - Intercultural Diversity Education: Developing Cultural Self-awareness by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu

African American Retention Promising Practices for Success- combined event with Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences 

Systemic and Sustainable Diversity: How Do We Get There? By Dr. Brooke Coley, NSF Directorate for Diversity Engineering and PITT/SSoE alum

Strategies for Recognizing and Appreciating Differences at Academic Institutions by Vincent Johnson, Visions, Inc.

Servant Leadership by Dr. Bruce Bickel,  Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Private Foundation Management Services, PNC Wealth Management

Freshman Workshop - Dina Clark, YWCA - 10 sessions

Graduate Diversity Workshop - Intercultural Diversity Education: Developing Cultural Self-awareness by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu

Authentic Diversity and Multiculturalism to Spark Creativity for High Performance by Thomas Brooks, Alpha Multimedia, Inc, and  Pitt/SSOE Alum.

Harassment Hurts by Shari Manges, University of Pittsburgh, Office of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion 

Please Respect My Generation - Shari Manges and Warren McCoy, University of Pittsburgh Office of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion 

How To Navigate Graduate School: A Panel Discussion Hosted by: the Engineering Diversity Graduate Students Association

Freshman Diversity workshop by Dina Clark, YWCA - 10 sessions

Graduate Diversity Workshop - Intercultural Diversity Education: Developing Cultural Self-awareness by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu

Different Like You - Shari Manges and Warren McCoy, University of Pittsburgh Office of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion 

7 Things Your First Boss Wants You to Know on Day One - Emily Benington and Skip Lineberg

Viewing Diversity Through a Cultural Lens by Starlett Russell Craig

WORKPLACE BULLYING By Paula Davis and Carol Mohamed -  Paula K. Davis, M.A., is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity for the University of Pittsburgh's Schools of the Health Sciences

How to Feel As Bright and Capable As Everyone Seems to Think You Are: What Every Woman and Man Needs to Know About Competence, the Impostor Syndrome, and the Art of Winging It- by Dr. Valerie Young, is an internationally-known speaker, a leading expert on the impostor syndrome, and author of award-winning book The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It

Freshman Diversity - Recognize My Biases and Intercultural Self  

Graduate Diversity Workshop - Intercultural Diversity Education: Developing Cultural Self-awareness by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu

Affirmative Action Programs for Minority Students: Right in Theory , Wrong in Practice By Dr. Camille Zubrinsky Charles, Co-Author of The Source of the River and Taming The River

An Unfinished Conversation with Lee Mun Wah, filmmaker, author, educator and diversity trainer sponsored with Provost Office, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Freshman Diversity - Intercultural Competency Skills to Remember by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu

 

Graduate Diversity Workshop - Intercultural Diversity Education: Developing Cultural Self-awareness by Dr. Sylvanus Wosu 

INTELLIGENT MENTORING by Dr. Audrey Murrell, Pitt Associate Professor business administration, psychology, public and international affairs at the Katz Business School and  the Director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership.

 

JOY OF STRESS - University of Pittsburgh's LifeSolutions

 

LIFE IS NOT STRESS REHEARSAL - University of Pittsburgh's LifeSolutions

 

Freshman diversity held during freshman seminar 

Graduate Student diversity workshop - Dr. Sylvanus Wosu - Enhancing Intercultural Competency and Communication in Engineering

Professionalism in an Evolving Workplace - Karen L. Merrick and Emily Towbin, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO  GRADUATE EDUCATION AND CAREERS - by Michele Lezama, Executive Director of the National GEM Consortium

PROMOTING GENDER DIVERSITY IN THE ENGINEERING PROFESSION - by Michelle Tortalani, President and Senior Life member of SWE

VALUING DIVERSITY AT THE INTERPERSONAL LEVEL - University of Pittsburgh's LifeSolutions

 

Freshman diversity - held during freshman seminar

Graduate Diversity workshops - Dr. Sylvanus Wosu Skills for Global Engineering Education

CROSSING CULTURAL BARRIERS - Presented by Thomas Brooks Author of the award-winning, bestselling book A Wealth of Family and PITT Alumnus

EMBRACING CHALLENGES - DR. WANDA AUSTIN, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, AEROSPACE CORPORATION, NATIONAL SYSTEMS GROUP

INTERCULTURAL DEVELOPMENT - DR. MILTON BENNETT

A Framework for Examining Campus Access and Equity - Dr. Karen Yoshino, Director of  Director of Institutional Assessment at Blackboard, Inc. in Washington, D.C.

RACIAL PROFILING: AN EFFECTIVE TOOL AGAINST CRIMINALS AND TERRORISTS? - Professor David Harris is the Eugene Balk Professor of Law and Values at the University Of Toledo College Of Law and former Senior Justice Fellow at the Open Society Institute in New York.