Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion awards.Nominations are now open for the inaugural Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion awards.

Nominations open for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion awards

Nominations are now open for the inaugural Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion awards.

These awards honour, celebrate, and shine a light on individuals and teams who have made significant contributions towards building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus community and who have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to address the systemic barriers, contemporary and historical injustices, and inequities experienced by Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, racialized people, the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community, women, and other equity-deserving groups.

“I want to take this opportunity to thank the members of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Awards Committee for their leadership in the design and development of these awards” says Clinton Beckford, interim vice-president, equity, diversity and inclusion.

“The EDI awards are an opportunity to recognize outstanding achievements in practice, events, applied research, policy, programs, advocacy, community education, and supports.”

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to submit nominations in the following award categories:

  • Student EDI Award
  • Faculty EDI Award
  • Staff EDI Award
  • Academic/administrative leader/manager EDI Award
  • Team/committee EDI Award
  • Alumni EDI Award

The deadline for nominations is Feb. 10. Find details, including award criteria and nomination forms, on the EDI Awards website. Direct questions to EDIawards@uwindsor.ca.

Awards will be presented at the EDI Recognition Awards Celebration to be held on March 30, at 3:30 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium.