Biological Sciences: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Equity Committee, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Established Nov 2020

Our Mandate

The goal of this committee is to foster the improvement of equity within the department of Biological Sciences by:

  1. Providing support for individuals to report incidents of inequity to the Faculty/University.
  2. Providing education and raising awareness to the Department of Biological Sciences about Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) related issues and concerns.
  3. Making suggestions to the departmental leadership about how to improve EDI practices within Biological Sciences.

Who we are

Activities and Accomplishments

Currently we are working on:

  1. Creating and promoting support for the reporting process within Biological Sciences.
  2. Creating a seminar series for discussions about EDI within Biological Sciences.
  3. Identifying the systemic and more personal areas of EDI concern within Biological Sciences