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Voice of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Signature Program

Program Requirements & Registration


The Voice of Equity and 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 attend the sessions in any order. To complete the program, participants will participate in a capstone conversation panel facilitated by a member of the diversity, equity and inclusion team. Participants are expected to track their own progress.

Requirement One:

Complete the session below:

  • Talking About My Generation

And, attend TWO of the following intensive learning development experiences:

  • Born and Raised
  • Vulnerability as a Leadership Skill

Requirement Two:

Complete the FOUR sessions below:

  • Identity, Power, and Privilege
  • Reels and Spills
  • 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

Interested in starting the Voice of Equity and Inclusion Signature Program? Email Kimberly McLaughlin-Smith to schedule a 30-minute meeting to discuss program requirements and your goals for the program.

The initial meeting is your first step toward using your voice to promote a more diverse, equitable and inclusive UNCW campus culture.

Schedule Your Initial Meeting

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The Voice of Equity and Inclusion Signature Program is a great way to start.

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