UW Graduate School

Diversity Team (D-Team)

Graduate School staff engage in a variety of activities that highlight equity, inclusion, and diversity. Our D-Team provides opportunities for discussion and reflection on issues concerning equity, bias, resistance, resilience and social justice. Staff are encouraged to take elements of these discussions and apply them to their work serving graduate students, faculty and staff.

D-Team Members:
Carolyn Jackson, Christine Noyes, Gary Winchester, Jennifer Phipps, Jennifer Simpson, Layla Tavassoli, Patrycja Humienik

What is D-Team? The Graduate School Diversity Team, D-Team, is led by the Office of EID and consists of GS staff who facilitate dialogue and coordinate activities focused on equity, inclusion, and diversity for staff engagement. The D-Team meets on a monthly basis to organize workshops, lunch & learn events, and facilitated discussions on topics such as implicit bias, being black in Seattle, LGBTQ allyship, and mental health. These activities are for the professional development of all Graduate School staff and affirm our collective responsibility and commitment to a more equitable university. 

Upcoming Events for GS Staff

Common Book Discussion, Ijeoma Oluo’s So You Want to Talk About Race [Zoom] Monday, May 11th 11a-12pm

Accessibility 101 Workshop TBA

Equity Hour Virtual Resources for GS Staff