Advancing Equity in the Age of COVID-19 Lessons Learned Session on May 5

Dear campus community,

Please join the Office of Inclusive Excellence in the first of two sessions to discuss lessons learned from “Advancing Equity in the Age of COVID-19.” The first session will be held from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5 and will highlight projects and research in brief, TED-style talks about practices to improve UCI research, teaching and learning, and work environments.

RSVP for this free and public virtual session at:

Presenters include:
May 5, 2021 (Wednesday)

Rebecca Black, Informatics

Victoria Ann Lowerson Bredow, Newkirk Center

Angela Chen, Dreamers Resource Center

Darlene Esparza, Campus Organizations & Volunteer Programs

Alana LeBron – Chicano/Latino Studies

Paulina Raygoza – Student Outreach and Retention Center               

Adriana Villavicencio, Education

May 13, 2021 (Thursday)

Laura Enriquez, Chicano/Latino Studies

Alison Holman, Nursing

Constance Iloh, Education

Pavan Kadandale, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

James Lee, Asian American Studies

Bill Maurer, Social Sciences

Mandy Mount, Campus Assault Resources & Education

Virginia Parks, Urban Planning & Public Policy

Sora Tanjasiri, Epidemiology

Candice Taylor Lucas, Pediatrics

Graeme Boushey, Political Science

The second session will be presented at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 13. For updates and further details, please review:

We look forward to seeing you on May 5.


Take the Pledge


Douglas M. Haynes, Ph.D. (Pronouns: he/him/his)
Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Chief Diversity Officer
Director, ADVANCE Program
Professor of History