The CDO Team Expands Their Supportive Role for Existing Diversity-Related Events

By Alfrida Martis. Fresh start New year, new energies and new paths. A few weeks ago I was under the impression that I would be writing my first blog post of 2019 to update you all on the planning of our upcoming event on February 14. But if there is one thing I have learnt … Continue reading The CDO Team Expands Their Supportive Role for Existing Diversity-Related Events

UvA and VU: What sets us apart could bring us together

As I reviewed my 2018 milestones over winter break, I remembered drawing up pro’s and con’s lists for various MA programs. At the top of my list would be one of the few joint programs between the two universities in Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Vrije Universiteit (VU); being admitted to this … Continue reading UvA and VU: What sets us apart could bring us together

The State of Diversity at UvA: Recurring Events to Raise Awareness and Promote Diversity 

By Alfrida Martis. The State of Diversity at UvA On Thursday the 8th of November 2018 the CDO Team hosted our very first public event, entitled The State of Diversity at UvA: Meet The CDO Team. A lot can be said about the importance of organizing such events, but the turnout for our event speaks volumes. The room was packed with over 120 participants. Personally, as the organizer of the event I was super … Continue reading The State of Diversity at UvA: Recurring Events to Raise Awareness and Promote Diversity 

Vlog – Seminar ‘Opportunities for a more Inclusive Higher Education’

by Fatima Kamal. The seminar 'Opportunities for a more Inclusive Higher Education' is a yearly seminar organized by ECHO - diversity expertise center. The goal of the seminar is to share new knowledge, vision, and experience to inspire and support all people who work in the field of diversity and inclusion or who want to … Continue reading Vlog – Seminar ‘Opportunities for a more Inclusive Higher Education’