The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering is a group of community-elected faculty, staff, and student representatives serving as public advocates to represent the diverse needs and interests of our HCDE community. Through a range of initiatives, we help foster greater solidarity, care, and collective accountability within HCDE.
Sustained Dialogue in HCDE
Sustained Dialogue is a dialogue-to-action process used to help groups build relationships and take action together around shared community concerns. The HCDE Sustained Dialogue program aims to support students, faculty, and staff to build upon their knowledge of identity development, cultural self-awareness, and humility. Learn more and get involved.
Recent initiatives launched by the department aimed at supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion across HCDE's work and communities.
Design–a–Thon for Social Good
In HCDE's Design-a-Thon for Social Good, students explored barriers to mental health resources experienced by people in underrepresented communities.
Gender, power, and tech
HCDE PhD student Os Keyes unpacks how and where bias occurs in artificial intelligence. Spoiler: it’s everywhere.