Two UvA-students nominated for ECHO Award 2019

Two UvA students have been nominated for the finale of the ECHO Award 2019: Sahar Afzal (Conflict Studies) and Ahmed Bayoumy (Medicine). On September 26 it will become clear whether one of the UvA-students wins the coveted ECHO Award, at Loyens & Loeff in Amsterdam. Students who are eligible for the ECHO Award are successful … Continue reading Two UvA-students nominated for ECHO Award 2019

Recap of UvA’s Accessibility Symposium

By Alfrida Martis. Recap of the UvA’s Accessibility Symposium on January 24, 2019  Photos by Fatima Kamal. How can accessibility of the UvA be improved? In January the UvA organized a very important symposium on accessibility, titled “Heeft iedereen het recht om te studeren aan de UvA?” (Dutch for: “Does everybody have the right to … Continue reading Recap of UvA’s Accessibility Symposium

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

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’