Computer Science Biweekly Antiracism and Inclusion Conversations (BAIC)

Computer Science Biweekly Antiracism and Inclusion Conversations (BAIC)

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are fundamental to the success of the University of Colorado and its students. In the Department of Computer Science, our Biweekly Antiracism and Inclusion Conversations (BAIC) aim to bring awareness and provide education around the essential topics of diversity, antiracism and inclusion as they relate to Computer Science and our Department through the candid exploration of various themes.

Schedule for Summer of 2022

DEI and Challenges

Date : 2022-07-07

Summary : Implementing a DEI strategy in Computer Science is a priority. However, there are certain challenges that can complicate the process or keep it at a dead end. Familiarity with DEI challenges can provide clarity on why a strategy may be stalling and how to assign efforts in a different way to address those challenges. What are the challenges that prevent CS-DEI to continuously be a model in the College of Engineering? No preparation is necessary, only the desire to learn together and participate.

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DEI, Challenges and Expectations

Date : 2022-07-21

Summary : Implementing a DEI strategy in Computer Science is a priority. However, there are certain challenges that can complicate the process or keep it at a dead end. Familiarity with DEI challenges can provide clarity on why a strategy may be stalling and how to assign efforts in a different way to address those challenges. What are the challenges and what is your expectation? These conversations aim to bring awareness and provide education around the essential topics of diversity, antiracism and inclusion as they relate to computer science and our department through candid exploration of various themes.

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Fall 22 Activity Presentation

Date : 2022-08-04

Summary : The Computer Science Dept. is committed to creating and maintaining an environment dedicated to diversity equity and inclusion, one where all students, faculty, and staff feel a sense of belonging, and are welcomed and valued. The BAIC special emphasis in fall 2022 will be placed on having substantive conversations and education centered around issues of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Therefore, after taking into account suggestions at the previous sessions, we will be sharing the details of the DEI fall 2022 activity.

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Past schedules

Spring 22 Schedule