EDI Group

SFU Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative background

SFU launched the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) initiative in early 2018. The initiative's work is guided by input from the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Advisory Group, which is chaired by Kim Hart.

SFU Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Working Group

Name

Contact info

Role

Kimberly (Kim) Hart

krhart@sfu.ca

Special Advisor to the Provost on Equity and Diversity

Suman Jiwani

suman_jiwani@sfu.ca

Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Faculty Relations, Pro Tem

Rosie Dhaliwal

rosie_dhaliwal@sfu.ca

Specialist, Diversity & Inclusion and Education, Human Resources

Marcia Guno

marcia_guno@sfu.ca

Director of the Indigenous Students Centre

Anisha Arora

anisha_arora@sfu.ca

Director, Projects, Office of the Vice Provost, Students & International

Krisztina Fulop

edi@sfu.ca

Research Assistant and Outreach (Co-Op Student) - Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

 

SFU Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group

Terms of Reference

The role of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group is to provide input and advice to the Provost’s Special Advisor on Equity and Diversity about the process and substance of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion initiative, including:

1. The consultation with the university community about equity, diversity and inclusion including the proposed timing, format(s), and process;
2. The communications related to the consultation, including timing and content;
3. The collection of data and information from the university community, including the proposed process, format(s), timing and communications plan for:

A. collecting demographic and other information from faculty, staff and students through a survey or other means;
B. collecting input from community members about gaps and barriers in SFU’s current structure, practices, and policies;
C. collecting input from community members about actions SFU could take to reduce or eliminate barriers and to ensure all of its members are respected, supported and included; and
D. collecting information about existing equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives at SFU, including building and publishing an inventory of existing committees, resources, initiatives, and experts.

4. The process for identifying themes and priorities and for formulating recommendations in the Special Advisor’s Report to the Provost on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
5. The metrics for measuring change.

Name

Position

Kimberly (Kim) R. Hart (Chair)

Special Advisor to the Provost on Equity & Diversity

Gabrielle (Gabby) Armstrong

Internal Communications Director, University Communications

Kumari Beck

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education and Co-Director, Centre for Research on International Education (CRIE)

Theresa Burley

Research Project Manager, Institutional Strategic Awards

 

Lara Campbell

Professor and Department Chair, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

Rosie Dhaliwal

Specialist, Diversity & Inclusion and Education, Human Resources; and

Associate Director (Acting), Health Promotion, Health and Counselling Services

Himani Gambhir

Undergraduate Student, Business Administration

Tanu Gamble

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Indigenous Student Centre

Suman Jiwani

Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Faculty Relatons, Pro Tem; and

Senior Analyst, Institutional Research and Planning

Ron Johnston

Interim Director, Office for Aboriginal Peoples

Alyssa Montalbano

Post-Doc, Physics

Mirjana Prpa

PhD Candidate, School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

Lesley Shannon (on leave)

Associate Professor, School of Engineering Science and NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, BC/Yukon

Milan Singh

Special Advisor, Undergraduate Programs, FASS

Mitchell Stoddard

Director, Centre for Students with Disabilities

Kimberley Thee

Manager of Student Learning and Leadership, Sustainability Office

Nena Wang

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology

Heather Williams

Language & Culture Curriculum Coordinator, Work Integrated Learning

Srishti Yadav

Graduate Student, School of Engineering Science

Bonnie Yeung

Director of Faculty Finance, Dean’s Office, FASS

Ex officio members:

 

Anisha Arora

Director, Projects, Office of the Vice Provost, Students & International

Rosie Dhaliwal

(while Adeline Huynh, Director, EDI Human Resources is on leave)

Specialist, Diversity & Inclusion and Education, Human Resources

Marcia Guno

Director, Indigenous Student Centre

Adeline Huynh (on leave)

Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (Human Resources)

Suman Jiwani

Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Faculty Relations, Pro Tem

Krisztina Fulop

Research Assistant and Outreach (Co-Op Student) - Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


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