by Alfrida Martis. Mentees wanted! Are you a first-year student at the University of Amsterdam and would you like to feel more at home at the university in terms of your academic and personal life? Then you should definitely take a look at our ADP Mentor Program, coordinated by our CDO Team member Fatima Kamal. The … Continue reading Mentees wanted for our ADP Mentor Program!
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
By Anne de Graaf. My October Happy end of October! This month has been a special month: On Thursday 11 October, we celebrated International Coming-Out Day. On that day I communicated: Happy International Coming-Out Day! Today we honor our friends and family who faced fear and did it anyway—the definition of courage. Make an effort … Continue reading Bridge building
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’
by Fatima Kamal. Welcome to the first event-blog! In our Diversity@UvA Blog, we talk about our initiatives and the work we do as Chief Diversity Officer team, but we also share the seminars, conferences, lectures and other events we attend to. This blog post will be about an event the Chief Diversity Officer and I … Continue reading The ECHO Awards 2018
By Anne de Graaf Welcome to the University of Amsterdam’s Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) Team blog. This originated out of the need for a communication…
By Fatima Kamal How it all started One of the initiatives we as the CDO-team work on is a mentor program called the Academic Diversity Program (ADP). Here I will share how this program started and what my personal connection to the ADP is. Student struggles The Academic Diversity Program (ADP) is founded on a … Continue reading The Academic Diversity Program
Welcome! On behalf of the CDO team, a warm welcome to this blog! First and foremost we hope that this space will be home to your contributions: interviews, columns, poems, visual art, any way you feel would best communicate your ideas about diversity at UvA. As I have the privilege of being one of the … Continue reading The Usefulness of History