2020-2021 Cohort – Inclusive Leadership Cohort Certificate Program

Subject: 2020-2021 Cohort – Inclusive Leadership Cohort Certificate Program
Date: Jun 04, 2020

The Inclusive Leadership Cohort Certificate (ILCC) program is strategically centered on advancing the University's core values. Leveraging the impact of the Future Leader Workshop Series and complementing the HSI Fellows Program, the ILCC program offers an opportunity to: explore and articulate strategies to grow as a leader committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity; identify opportunities for co-creating actionable next steps as inclusive leaders; and expand their networks across the University of Arizona. The ILCC program seeks to diversify the pipeline of emerging University leaders to include faculty and staff from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.

The ILCC is a component of the UA Inclusive Leadership Program (ILP). The ILP advances the University mission through:

  • Building the next generation of leaders.
  • Retaining top-performing faculty and staff by deepening their engagement and connection to the University.
  • Leveraging our HSI identity to advance leadership efforts in diversity and inclusion.
  • Strengthening interdisciplinary collaborations between faculty and staff in strategic areas such as student enrollment and retention.
  • Fostering mentoring networks to meet needs of our diverse faculty and staff.

We are pleased to announce the 2020-2021 cohort of faculty and staff selected to participate in the ILCC through the competitive application process. The incoming cohort participants are: 

Alura Benally, Administrative Assistant, University of Arizona Cancer Center

David Bradshaw, MPA, Assistant Director, Graduate Center, Graduate College

Altaf Engineer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture

Jessica Findley, J.D., Ph.D., Researcher, College of Law

Grace Fuller, Graduate Program Coordinator and Advisor, College of Engineering – Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Kate Harris, Academic Advisor, The A Center

Alexei Marquez, Manager, Persistence and Completion (Financial Wellness)/PhD Student, Thrive Center/College of Education

Cheree L. Meeks, Assistant Dean for Programs, Diversity & Inclusion, Honors College

Karla Morales, Director, Division of Equity, Inclusion & Title IX

Christopher Oka, He, Him, His, Senior Coordinator, Men's Outreach Initiative, Thrive Center

Denis Provencher, Professor and Department Head, College of Humanities – Department of French and Italian

Shelley Rodrigo, Interim Director, Writing Program, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences – Department of English    

Teresa Rosano, Assistant Professor of Practice, College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture

Questions? Please email lahunter@arizona.edu.

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