Georgia Tech's President, Ángel Cabrera, announced the final formation of the new Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council, which is meant to address campus disparity, bias, and inequity in all its various forms. Happy and honored to be appointed a member of this group of diversity, equity, and inclusion champions and eager to support the group's mission:
The GTDEIC will be charged with the following objectives:
Provide a forum for Georgia Tech stakeholders representing all divisions of the Institute to identify and consider forward-looking, proactive strategies, methods, and approaches to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and outcomes at Georgia Tech;
Create a setting in which Institute leadership can share and vet diversity, equity, and inclusion-related issues and opportunities; and
Develop data-informed recommendations to improve diversity, equity and inclusion and allow the Institute to lead by example as a model institution advancing inclusive innovation.