Human Resources

Voice of Inclusion Signature Program

Voice of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Signature Program

We need and want you to join us as we make intentional efforts toward making UNCW a more diverse and inclusive campus. The Voice of Equity & Inclusion Signature Program is a great way to start. Use your voice for the greater good of all concerned in our campus community - keep reading to learn more!

Overview of Requirements

The Voice of Equity & Inclusion Signature Program requires completion of two learning/development sessions and four elective sessions. All sessions will be offered on a rotating basis each fall and spring through the Dare to Learn Academy (D2LA). Participants can sit for these sessions in any order. 

To complete the program, participants will be asked to participate in a capstone conversation panel facilitated by a member of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion team. Participants are expected to track their own progress.

Requirement One:

Attend TWO of the following intensive learning development experiences:

  • Born and Raised
  • Talking About My Generation
  • Vulnerability as a Leadership Skill

Requirement Two:

Complete (4) sessions of those listed below:

  • Identity, Power, and Privilege
  • Netflix and Spill
  • Microaggressions: Recognizing and Challenging Our Blind-spots & Biases
  • Ham-handed Holidays

Requirement Three:

Participate in a panel discussion geared toward sharing Voice of Equity & Inclusion Signature Program outcomes. 

You must complete requirements one and two before you can participate in the panel discussion. To join a panel discussion, email your completed progress (class names and dates attended) to Kimberly. Upon receipt, Kimberly will provide more information about the panel discussion, including details, date and criteria. 

Email Kimberly

How to Apply

If you're interested in starting the Voice of Equity & Inclusion Signature Program, click the "Become the Voice" button below to set up an initial 30-minute meeting with Kimberly McLaughlin-Smith. In this one-on-one meeting, you'll discuss your own goals and objectives as a participant in this program and learn more about the requirements.

Take the first step to using your voice to promote a more diverse, equitable and inclusive campus culture today.

Become the Voice

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