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Summer Professional Development Workshop: Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: What’s My Role?

Event Type
EnterpriseWorks, Research Park
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Jul 27, 2021   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Cathy McArthur

Join us for our Summer Professional Development Workshops on Tuesdays from 12-1PM. These workshops will help you be prepared for anything that is thrown at you in your professional career. This week we will hear from Kaamilyah Abdullah-Span and Ross Wantland from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


To obtain the Zoom link for this event, please register HERE.


Kaamilyah Abdullah-Span is the Director of Campus Culture and Climate within the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (OVCDEI). In this role, she is responsible for assessing the campus’ culture and implementing policies and practices that contribute towards creating a more diverse and inclusive University environment. Kaamilyah conducts trainings, workshops, and seminars on various topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. She provides consultation to departments that seek to initiate or strengthen their DEI efforts and assists departments with assessing their climate and DEI practices.


Ross Wantland (he/him) is the Director for Curriculum Development and Education in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Ross lives in Champaign with his partner, emo teen, pets, and expanding pandemic garden.


If you have any questions or need any accommodations for this event, please contact Cathy McArthur at

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