DEI Blog


What are unconscious biases?

Unconscious biases. They are everywhere, and we all have them. These biases are social stereotypes or prejudices about certain races, ethnic groups, gender identities, sexual orientations, physical abilities, and more that individuals form outside of their own conscious awareness,

mother and daughter


We must all join the fight for gender equality and equity

For decades, gender equality referred to equal rights for women as compared to men: Equal pay for equal work, the opportunity to shatter the glass ceiling in corporate America, and reach the highest levels of success in any profession. 


One Man’s Perspective on Blackness in America during Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Do you ever wonder why February has been designated to honor the accomplishments of Black Americans and their contributions to our society?

Sandy Athenaise Durosier, M.S., B.A.


Generational Diversity: An Exciting Time in the Workplacence of intersectionality

Si jeunesse savait, si viellesse pouvait” is a French proverb my mother often said to me when I was a child. French humanist Henri II Estienne is credited with this quote. It speaks to the idea that youth often lack experience and the elders lack the strength.


Understanding the lifelong process known as cultural humility

Without thinking about it, we experience and participate in different cultures every day.


Understanding the essence of intersectionality

“There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” These words, spoken by Audre Lorde, a noted prose writer, poet and civil rights activist, capture the essence of what is known as intersectionality.


Understanding microaggression through education

At one point or another in our lives, each of us has been in a position where we felt we weren’t welcome

Our country is a melting pot of influential cultures


Our country is a melting pot of influential cultures

How many times have you heard a rhythm that made you want to dance even though you may not know the song?



Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 101

As we embark on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) journey together, it is important to speak the same language.

Disability Pride Month


Disability Pride Month

As the vice president of Sponsoring Institution Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).