IARPC Collaborations Diversity & Inclusion Working Group: Kick Off Meeting

Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events

When: 11 February 2019

Where: Online: 9:00-10:00am AKST, 1:00-2:00pm EST

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Link to Meeting Webpage

Summary

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