By developing awareness, we aim to create a more inclusive campus.
Continually working together to understand how to learn from every member of our community and engage each other across difference is an important aspect of our efforts to do better and be better.
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion has dedicated significant resources to creating ways to learn together about diversity and inclusion for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
Undergraduate SafeZones is a student-run organization that provides inclusivity training to promote awareness and discussion about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally (LGBTQIA*) issues.
The School of Medicine offers a curriculum dedicated to fostering cultural competence for medical students.
For Faculty and Staff
SafeZones for faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and staff offers peer-led inclusivity training to promote safer and more secure living, learning and research environments for WashU’s LGBTQIA* students.
1.0 – Awareness: Examining Culture
2.0 – Understanding: Examining Unconscious Bias
3.0 – Commitment
4.0 – Action
The Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Diversity and Cultural Competence provides training to facilitate and promote an environment of diversity, inclusion and equality for School of Medicine faculty.
Perspectives Dialogue Sessions provide faculty and staff with a space for safe, open dialogue on diversity and inclusion.