Education & Learning Opportunities

The Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE) offers educational and learning opportunities for students, staff, and faculty members at the George Washington University.  As an institution of higher education commited to fostering the strongest global leaders, our students, staff, and faculty must be intentional in cultivating the healthiest, safest, and most inclusive campus climate at GW.  We recognize that it is our responsibility to create and provide the space for individuals to learn, engage in critical and meaningful dialogue, and feel challenged in positive ways.  It is our commitment to foster a campus environment that invites students, staff, and faculty to be their authentic selves and build their awareness, skills, and competencies to fully participate and contribute meaningfully on our campus, nationally, and on a global level. 

The Director of Diversity & Inclusion Education works collaboratively with campus partners to establish measurable learning outcomes, customized curriculum, and strategic planning for short term and long term learning opportunities.  Assessing learning is a priority and a learning rubric is established in order to capture the learning of each participant in each engagement.  The Director of Diversity & Inclusion Education works with the Office of Disability Support Services, Multicultural Student Services Center, Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, and Title IX, to provide consultation, resources, and support to advance and sustain inclusive environments for our students, staff, and faculty across the university.

Some of the education and learning opportunities provided may cover topics including:

  • Unconscious bias
  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Culture
  • Class
  • Sexuality
  • Gender
  • Religion
  • Intersectionality
  • Civic service
  • Hiring practices
  • Inclusive classrooms
  • (Dis)ability
  • Sexual violence preventions
  • And more...

Education and learning opportunities are available upon request by completing the form below. Please submit the form two weeks prior to the date requested.  The Director of Diversity & Inclusion Education or another member of ODECE will review your request and follow up via email.  For further information or questions, please email us at [email protected] or call 202-994-7434.

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