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L&S Elevate

L&S Elevate

By The L&S DEI Collective

L&S Elevate is dedicated to elevating and celebrating UW-Madison DEI champions who are driving change in our community and beyond, to create a more inclusive culture and climate. Host DeVon Wilson encourages guests to share their challenges and triumphs, with some takeaways that you can implement in your own work setting.
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Reimagining Native Representation at UW

L&S Elevate

Cultivating Valuable Student Connections
Cultivating Valuable Student Connections
Dr. Tony Chambers is the Director of Equity, Inclusion and Innovation at UW-Madison’s Center for Healthy Minds. Listen in as he shares his academic journey as it relates to the role mindfulness plays in a diverse and inclusive workplace with host DeVon Wilson.
January 22, 2023
Reimagining Native Representation at UW
Reimagining Native Representation at UW
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, UW-Madison’s Director of Tribal Relations, Aaron Bird Bear gets candid with host DeVon Wilson about reimagining Native representation at UW. In a compelling conversation about land acknowledgements and advancing the university’s reconciliation with its occupation of Ho-Chunk land, learn how Aaron – for more than 20 years, has been instrumental in centering indigenous people and culture at UW.
November 22, 2022
Paying it Forward: DEI & Sociology
Paying it Forward: DEI & Sociology
Social scientist, Dr. Alex Hanna shares her personal and academic journey through the lens of a transgender woman, and talks about the scholarship she created for UW-Madison sociology students supporting the LGBTQ+ community with host DeVon Wilson.
October 27, 2022
DIY Department DEI Committees
DIY Department DEI Committees
Welcome to our very first episode, featuring Lori Lopez, Professor of Communication Arts, talking with host DeVon Wilson about how to make the most of a DEI committee.
September 19, 2022