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About Us

In the face of an ongoing struggle to achieve equitable representation in the areas of teaching and research at the post-secondary level, The CUBE boldly embraces a proactive approach to foster change in academia. 

The CUBE is a groundbreaking and transformative initiative designed to break down the formidable barriers encountered by Indigenous and Black scholars in the areas of Academia and Career Development. The program creates a talent pipeline that empowers and uplifts underrepresented Indigenous and Black scholars, by providing them with

  • financial assistance
  • tailored professional development programs
  • robust mentorship networks
  • personalized career advice
  • opportunities necessary to be successful in both their academic and career pursuits.