Webinar Series


DEI Response to COVID-19: From Principles to Action Webinar

Thursday, June 4, 9-10:30 am

Dr. Charlene Alexander, vice president and chief diversity officer, hosts a conversation on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the time of COVID-19 with a distinguished group of leaders on this important topic.  Speakers include Dr. Yvette Gullatt, Vice Provost for Diversity and Engagement and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs in the University of California Office of the President. Dr. Gullatt along with Chief Diversity Officers from the University of California developed guiding Principles on Equity and Inclusion During COVID-19. Panelists will consider the application of DEI principles in their work, lived experiences and identify ways to move from thought to action. 

Panelists include:
  • Yvette Gullatt, Vice Provost for Diversity and Engagement and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs, UC Office of the President
  • Charlene Alexander, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Institutional Diversity
  • Cathy Hasenpflug, Chief Human Resources Officer, Office of Human Resources
  • Dwaine Plaza, Professor of Sociology, School of Public Policy
  • Jenny Haubenreiser, Associate Vice Provost for Health and Well-being and Executive Director, Student Health Services (Student Affairs)
  • Amy Luhn, Director, Family Resource Center
  • Dawn Marie Alapisco, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation (NAGPRA) Coordinator, Office of Institutional Diversity



Imagining Possibilities for Remote Dialogue Facilitation Webinar
Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Team members from the Office of Institutional Diversity and Division of Student Affairs consider possibilities for dialogue facilitation during this time of remote operation. Panelists introduce a guiding framework, discuss potential applications, and open the floor to questions to imagine ways to transition our work to a remote format. Instructional faculty, student affairs professionals, educators, and anyone interested in dialogue facilitation may find this webinar helpful.

Panelists include:
Jeff Kenney, Director of Institutional Education for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (OID)
Brandi Douglas, Assistant Director of Outreach (OID)
Teresita Alvarez-Cortez, Director of Diversity Initiatives and Programming (UHDS)
Wiliama Sanchez, Assistant Director of Diversity Initiatives and Programming (UHDS)

This webinar is part of the We Have Work To Do webinar series hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity.