Meeting Announcement: IARPC Collaborations Diversity and Inclusion Working Group Kickoff Meeting

Date: 
6 February 2019

Meeting Announcement
Diversity and Inclusion Working Group Kickoff Meeting
Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) Collaborations

Meeting date/time: Monday, 11 February 2019, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

For more information, go to:
https://www.iarpccollaborations.org/news/12913

For questions, contact:
Jessica Rohde
Email: jrohde [at] arcus.org


Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) Collaborations invites participation at the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group kickoff meeting. This meeting will convene online via Zoom on Monday, 11 February 2019 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

The purpose of this Working Group is to recognize the value of diversity and inclusiveness in Arctic science. This team encourages open conversations on how to increase inclusion and equity in scientific research in a way that will enhance problem solving and improve innovative solutions to address the most pressing challenges facing the Arctic. This group is designed to be a space to share resources and ideas from all perspectives in Arctic research and welcomes allies of all kinds. Join the meeting to discuss the diversity and inclusion activities happening within your organization and potential action items for the working group.

Team leaders include Olivia Lee of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Colleen Strawhacker, the Associate Program Director for the Arctic Social Sciences and System Sciences Programs (ARCSS) in the National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Programs.

For more information, including Zoom connection information, go to:
https://www.iarpccollaborations.org/news/12913

For questions, contact:
Jessica Rohde
Email: jrohde [at] arcus.org