International Women’s Day
March 6, 2021
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate and recognize women – and call for progress. Explore stories of women’s leadership and discover ways you can engage with IWD.
Celebrate Black History Month
February 16, 2021
February is Black History Month. Discover events and other ways to celebrate and learn about Black history, achievement, and excellence.
New Black Artistic Expression in BC Series Celebrates Black Lives, Activism and Culture
September 10, 2020
New Black Artistic Expressions in BC four-part virtual series is about joy and resilience, fun, and activism that bears witness to what it means to be Black in BC.
Provost’s Distinguished Lecture Series – Dr. Arig al Shaibah
February 27, 2020
Dr. al Shaibah, a self-identified racialized woman administrator, academic, and practitioner, summarizes some of the challenges and opportunities in advancing EDI in the academy, augmenting knowledge with lessons learned from lived experiences and leadership practices.
IGNITE! Book Club – Annahid Dashtgard, March 12 2020
February 27, 2020
Dashtgard will share insights into her works and finding joy amidst her experience of living as a racialized individual, author, and academic.
IBPOC Staff & Faculty Lunch: Important Conversations
January 9, 2020
Looking to join and build a community for IBPOC staff and faculty? Join us for IBPOC Connections lunch – a social gathering for faculty and staff who self-identify as Indigenous, Black or as a Person of Colour (IBPOC).
BIPOC Connections: Staff and Faculty Lunch
November 29, 2019
Looking to join and build a community for BIPOC staff and faculty? Join us for the inaugural BIPOC Connections lunch – a social gathering for faculty and staff who self-identify as Black, Indigenous or as a Person of Colour (BIPOC).
Recap: In Conversation with David Chariandy
October 24, 2019
By Gabrielle Bonifacio, Communications Assistant (Work-Learn), UBC Equity & Inclusion Office It was a full house at Sage Bistro on October 3rd, with 150 attendees chatting over coffee, tea and cookies as they eagerly awaited the arrival of celebrated author and professor, Dr. David Chariandy. Dr. Chariandy was the first author featured by the IGNITE […]
Pride at UBC: See what’s happening
August 1, 2019
Explore the many Pride activities at UBC, connect with your community, help create positive space on and off campus and stand up for sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) diversity.
Building the Future of Work-Life: Catalyzing Inclusion
April 8, 2019
Explore the future for work-life – attend the 25th annual College and University Work-Life-Family Association conference, this year hosted by the UBC Equity & Inclusion Office at UBC Vancouver. We’ll discuss multigenerational workplaces, dual careers, and changing concepts of family.