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W364B·CANCELLED: DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: Exploring the Role of Men in Building a Culture of Full Inclusion Within Engineering Education and the ProfessionDist. Lecture Sponsored Sessions
Wed. June 26, 2013 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
A307, Georgia World Congress Center
This workshop will encourage participants to examine their own assumptions and biases that impact their understanding of others. We will explore diversity and inclusion from a perspective of full inclusion. If academia were to work toward a goal of full inclusion, what would be the role of male educators as full partners with people of color and women to achieve that goal?
This workshop is envisioned as a two-hour plenary that is open to all conference attendees. A partnership of WEPAN, the ASEE Women in Engineering Division and other ASEE Divisions and Councils are envisioned as partners in this session, along with a a consulting organization called White Men as Full Diversity Partners.
Frank recently retired from a 38-year career with Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company. From 2000 to 2010, he served as Georgia Power’s first-ever Vice President of Diversity and oversaw the development and implementation of management and organizational culture change affecting diversity and inclusion. Initiatives sought to build higher levels of trust and performance, elevating transparency and fairness in compensation, hiring, selection, training, and development. Frank serves on the board of the Anti-Defamation League, the Workplace Program Advisory Council of the Tannenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, and the editorial board of INSIGHT into Diversity. He has received numerous awards including the American Institute for Managing Diversity's 25th Anniversary Diversity Leader Award.
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