Diversity & Inclusion Brainstorm

Published: September 28th, 2020

Category: Uncategorized

Diversity & Inclusion Brainstorm

Hi, everyone. We created this form to make contributions to our missions and goals a bit more easy for you all. Please feel free to share any ideas you may have!
  • Goal action items: 1) Create content (i.e., lab tour videos) to distribute to underrepresented undergraduate groups at UF and partner universities (e.g., MARCS program at Arizona) to introduce undergraduates and doctoral students to our research and encourage them to apply. 2) Ensure that we have a diverse spectrum of speakers for center-sponsored events, including the Control of Breathing International Seminar Series.
  • Goal action items: 1) Collect and post resource links on the BREATHE website. 2) Actively share outreach opportunities with the BREATHE list serve. 3) Develop programs to encourage more active URM participation in the center.
  • Goal action items: 1) Develop web-based comment box that allows membersto safely share their experiences and concerns with the D&I Subcommittee and center leadership. 2) Develop a match fund, fellowship, or pilot project fund that recognizes the increased burden researchers of color often face and/or incentivizes center members to participate in programs that encourage the recruitment of URM researchers.