ALVSCE Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion Series: Journey to Inclusion
Journey to Inclusion
Wednesday, Oct. 27 | 12-1 p.m. | ZOOM Only
In 2018, Arizona Athletics set out to improve its culture and create an inclusive environment for all. This short presentation takes an in-depth look at the progress of this journey and offers helpful tips for organizations looking to develop and implement inclusion strategies that improve organizational culture.
Speaker Bio: Thomas Harris was promoted to associate athletics director for diversity, inclusion and employee engagement in May of 2021 after three years in the Athletics Marketing department and two years as an assistant athletics director. In his current role, Harris leads the development and implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion strategies related to anti-racism, recruitment, leadership development and employee retention. He also leads and provides strategic direction for the Arizona Athletics Inclusive Excellence Council.
Earlier this summer, Thomas was the recipient of the 2021 MOAA Charlie Whitcomb Service Award. This award recognizes and celebrates individuals that foster diversity and inclusion within the college athletics community.
Brought to you by: the ALVSCE Diversity & Inclusion Council