Both sessions will be presented by Helen Abdali Soosan Fagan, Ph.D., a Leadership, Diversity, and Inclusion scholar and practitioner. She is the founder of Global Leadership Group, which provides consulting and leadership coaching to organizations, communities, and executives in the field of Diversity, Inclusion, Cultural Competence and becoming an Inclusive Leader. Since 2018, Fagan has been a faculty member and program lead for the Inclusive Community Leadership Fellows program at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Attend one of the sessions
How to Have an Inclusive College Experience
2:30 - 3:30 P.M. | RSVP
In this session, UNO students will learn about approaches for handling discriminatory actions, microaggressions, or exclusive behaviors directed at themselves or their peers, while fostering understanding, acceptance, and appreciation of difference. Student attendees will hear practical tips on how to actively cultivate more inclusive, productive, and meaningful interactions.
Why DEI Efforts are Critical in Higher Education
10:30 A.M. - Noon | RSVP
Through this session, UNO staff and faculty will learn and understand strategies and skills that can be employed when negotiating differences in learning spaces. The focus will be on the importance and benefits of creating an inclusive environment. Participants will learn how their personal stories and experiences bear importance on inclusivity in hope that they will leave feeling reflective, empowered, and inspired.
Have a Question About These Sessions?
Please contact the CBA DEI Taskforce & Office of Multicultural Affairs at 402.554.2303.
Faculty and Staff Session
Please contact the Center for Faculty Excellence at 402.554.2427.
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Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.