BroadeningParticipation Working With Faculty

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<ul><li><p>7/30/2019 BroadeningParticipation Working With Faculty</p><p> 1/2</p><p>www.pathwaystoscience.org</p><p>contactus@ibparticipation.org</p><p>Last updat</p><p>2/17/12</p><p>BROADENING PARTICIPATION IN YOURPROGRAM</p><p>GROWINGTHEDIVERSITYAWARENESS&amp;</p><p>CULTURALCOMPETENCYOFFACULTYANDPARTNERS</p><p>1) Getfacultyonboard.Whymightdiversitymattertothem?Forexample:</p><p>2) Offerandimplementtrainingororientation.Forexample:</p><p> Success:diversegroupscreatebettersolutions.</p><p> Broaderimpacts:federalmandatesseekeffortsthataddressbroadening</p><p>participationandseektoincreasediversity.</p><p> Workforceexcellence:theUSlabormarketisprojectedtogrowfasterin</p><p>scienceandengineeringthananyothersectorinthecomingyears,andyetonly6%ofall24-year-oldAmericansholdundergraduatedegreesinSTEM</p><p>disciplines.Forunderrepresentedminoritystudents,thepercentage</p><p>hoversat2-3%.</p><p> Globalleadership&amp;scientificexcellence:thecreativeengagementofdiverse</p><p>ideasandperspectivesisessentialtoenablingthetransformativeresearchthatinvigoratesournationsscientificandengineeringenterprise.</p><p>Broadeningparticipationinfusesscienceandengineeringexcellenceinto</p><p>variedindividual,institutional,andgeographicnetworksandprovidesfor</p><p>thediscoveryandnurturingoftalentwhereveritmaybefound.</p><p>Do your faculty know the basics?</p><p> Whatisunderrepresentation?</p><p> Whatgroupsofindividualsareconsideredunderrepresented?</p><p> Whatgroupsofindividualsareunderrepresentedintheirfield?</p><p> Whatisbroadeningparticipation?</p><p> Whyarebroadeningparticipationandincreasingdiversityimportant?</p><p> Howdounconscious,unexaminedbias,theideologyofmeritocracy,and</p><p>systemicprivilegeimpactunderrepresentation?</p></li><li><p>7/30/2019 BroadeningParticipation Working With Faculty</p><p> 2/2</p><p>www.pathwaystoscience.org</p><p>contactus@ibparticipation.org</p><p>Last updat</p><p>2/17/12</p><p>3)Improveaccesstomaterialsandresourcesthatsupportfacultyintheireffortstoaddressbarrierstoparticipationandincreasediversity.</p><p>Materials and resources that can be helpful:</p><p> Relevantresearchorotherpublicationsthatprovidecontext,statisticsand</p><p>understanding,suchasthoseavailableintheonlineDiversityReference</p><p>Libraryathttp://www.pathwaystoscience.org/resources.asp.</p><p> Casestudiesandnarrativeshighlightingstrategiesusedbyotherprograms,</p><p>howtheycarriedthemout,andtheimpactthatresulted.</p><p>Contactswhoarewillingtodiscusscertaintopicsandstrategiesrelatedtomentoring,recruitment,retention.ContactIBPforsuggestionsforcontacts.</p><p> Checklistsandtopic-basedhandouts.</p><p> Templatesanddraftplansthatcanbeadapted.</p><p>Some ways to provide them:</p><p> Includeinpresentationsandmaterialsattrainingsessionsandworkshops.</p><p> Gatherresourcesintooneeasy-to-accesswebportal,orusetheresources</p><p>alreadygatheredonIBPswww.pathwaystoscience.org.</p><p> Includelinksinemails,newslettersormessagestolistservs.</p><p> Referenceinconversationandattachtofollowupemails.</p><p>Somewaystogrowdiversityawarenessandculturalcompetency:</p><p> UseTheDiversityBriefingprezitocoverthebasics,at</p><p>http://prezi.com/rb9wfavr7eqh/the-brief-diversity-briefing/</p><p> Includediversityfocusedworkshops,training,ororientationsessionsin</p><p>annualmeetingsoraspartofothergatherings.</p><p> Inviteaspeakerthatcanmakeapowerfulstatementaboutandcasefor</p><p>whydiversity?ContactIBPforsuggestionsofspeakers.</p><p> Takeadvantageofofferedwebinarsandpublicizethemtofacultyand</p><p>partners.</p><p> Offerordirectfacultytoonlinetrainingmodulesontopicssuchas</p><p>mentoring,recruitment,retention,whydiversity.</p><p>For more information visit www.pathwaystoscience.org or contact the Institute for Broadening Participation at contactus@ibparticipation.org.</p></li></ul>