The Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion (CWDI) serves to EMPOWER SCHOLARS; ENRICH EDUCATION, ENGAGE COMMUNITY.
The Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion (CWDI) is an interdisciplinary center
created to foster research, learning, and employee training related to workplace diversity
and inclusion. The CWDI serves as a resource for faculty, students, business, and
community partners who wish to understand the array of issues related to diversity
and inclusion that exist in the workplace. We encourage innovative and collaborative
research that can be applied to organizational settings to make meaningful steps to
creating more inclusive workplaces for all. We also provide a number of educational
resources and consulting services meant to help develop diversity consciousness and
skills in current and future employees and push organizations forward with regard
to inclusion and equity.
At the CWDI, we offer support through a number of avenues. Some of the ways we seek to Empower, Enrich, and Engage include….
Conferences, Workshops, and Colloquia Series
We look forward to highlighting and developing new, cutting-edge research on workplace
Please visit our events tab for a list of upcoming events.
Faculty Research Grants
We offer small grants for faculty to assist in project development and implementation. We also offer travel grants for graduate students presenting research at national or international conferences.
Student Research Assistantships
As part of our mission to conduct high-quality research and provide meaningful education opportunities, we provide opportunities for students to gain research experience working with D&I researchers. Undergraduate students interested in gaining research experience that will be useful when applying to graduate school should contact us for additional information about ways to get involved.
Interested in ways to improve your companies’ D&I policies or maximize potential in your diverse talent? We offer a number of consulting services to assist in diagnosing problem areas and presenting evidence-based solutions to increase inclusion.