Dimensions of Diversity Information Session
Study race, disability, religion, socio-economic status, sexuality, and gender with eminent University of Chicago scholars, DEI leaders and a community of peers committed to thoughtful exchange.
About the Event
Dimensions of Diversity is a nine-week, virtual seminar that will begin on March 18, 2024. Weekly lectures feature faculty from the University's Center for the Economics of Human Development, Department of Comparable Human Development, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, The Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy and Practice and the Harris School of Public Policy as well as executives from a wide array of businesses and institutions. After engaging weekly lectures and readings, participants enjoy dedicated discussion sessions which provide the opportunity to explore the professional and personal aspects of each dimension through reflection and dialogue.
Join us for an information session to learn more about the program and how to apply.
J. M. Conway
Manager of Innovation Programs
J.M. Conway (they/them) is Manager of Innovation Programs with the Graham School. In this role, they help to plan new educational programs, support new and existing partnerships, and serve as a resource for prospective and enrolled students. You can contact Conway at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conway has led as a diversity, equity and inclusion practitioner and administrator within higher education for two decades. They have worked with non-profits such as Day One NY, Interfaith Youth Core, College Track, and institutions of higher learning including DePauw University, Loyola University Chicago, Columbia College Chicago, and Michigan State University. Conway earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology from DePauw University and a master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Loyola University Chicago.
Conway enjoys participating in Chicago’s rich Arts and Cultural scene by attending events throughout the city. They keep a daily journal, are endlessly curious about collaborative art making and collect one-liner jokes.
Which Graham course would you most like to take and why?
Conway would like to take Writing the One Act Play via the Writer’s Studio. They love watching live theater and have always been curious about what it takes to be a successful playwright.