Multicultural Center

Diversity Education Programs

Diversity Education, has an annual Spring Workshop series designed to educate students on various diversity topics. These programs are delivered in the form of presentations, activities and dialogues; students who attend will become more culturally competent members of the UT Dallas community. Through collaborations with academic departments and other departments around the university, the Multicultural Center creates space for open dialogue centered around awareness, education, and with varying perspectives.

Whats the D.E.A.L?: Spring Workshop Series

Diversity, Education, Action, and Leadership

What’s the D. E. A. L.? (Diversity, Education, Action, and Leadership) is the Multicultural Center, Diversity Education, has an annual Spring Workshop series designed to educate students on various diversity topics. These programs were created for students with the goal for them to become culturally competent members of the UT Dallas community and to increase their awareness on diversity topics. The more we learn and understand diversity and respect the part of people’s identities, the more understanding we will be as leaders, friends, and members of the UT Dallas community. Join us for the following workshops:

Upcoming Workshops

Social Media and Diversity

Tuesday, February 11 | Noon – 1 p.m.
CTL Conference Room, McDermott Library, – MC 2.404
Description: This diversity and identity-based workshop will help the UTD community understand social media and how it has become the place to share, connect, and use as form of self-expression. But what about issues and expression centered on diversity? Join us as we explore the complexities surrounding the intersection of social media and diversity.
Guest Speaker: Ingrid Kibler, Head of Social Media at Trend Micro
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Implicit Bias

Wednesday, February 26 | 3 – 4 p.m.
CTL Conference Room, McDermott Library, – MC 2.404
Description: This diversity and identity-based workshop’s goals is to understand, explore and uncover hidden bias and the impact bias has on our daily lives. These biases are activated involuntary and without an individual’s awareness or control. Join us as we explore the process of the unconscious mind and aspects of cultural bias. Explore how our worldview can change by becoming making the unconscious, conscious.
Guest Speaker: Angie Lee, Director, Richardson ISD-Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
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Generation E- for everyone

Tuesday, March 10 | Noon – 1 p.m.
CTL Conference Room, McDermott Library, – MC 2.404
Description: This diversity and identity-based workshop’s goal is to open up a dialogue about empathy, its affect and evolution throughout various generations. Everyone can help create a more inclusive work environment, even with the multitude of diverse identities. Join us as we explore the generational gaps in the workplace and learn tips on how to work towards understanding generational differences.
Guest Speaker: Honorable Amber Givens Davis, Presiding Judge of the 282nd Judicial District Court in Dallas County
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Mental Health and Minorities

Thursday, April 9 | 1 – 3 p.m
Workshop will be held online. Details to follow.
Description: : This diversity and identity-based workshop’s goal is to bring awareness to mental health within minority identities to UTD. Asking for help can be challenging, but students of color often face historical and cultural barriers when trying to access mental health services. Positive mental health is vital to realizing your full potential, managing stress, connecting with others, and having meaningful relationships. Join us as we unpack some of the challenges, give tips and resources on mental health.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Kimberly Burdine, University of Texas at Dallas
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Understanding Islam (International Week)

This Spring 2020 Diversity Education Education Workshop has been canceled. If you have any questions, please email the Diversity Education team at [email protected].

This is Event Cancelled

Invoking your Power

This Spring 2020 Diversity Education Education Workshop has been canceled. If you have any questions, please email the Diversity Education team at [email protected].

This is Event Cancelled

For more details, email the Diversity Education team at [email protected].