The aim of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion portfolio is to foster a diverse community at all levels of organization within the Faculty, one that promotes equitable opportunities to persons from traditionally underrepresented groups and understands, promotes, and embraces this diversity.
Meet Steven Vamosi, Ph.D.
Associate Dean Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Dr. Steven Vamosi (Twitter: @smvamosi) is a Professor of Population Biology in the Department of Biological Sciences, and Associate Dean (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) in the Faculty of Science, at the University of Calgary.
In his AD role, he strives to make the Faculty of Science a more diverse, inclusive, and welcoming workplace. His motivation is nicely summed up by the quote:
“Diversity is not about ﬁlling a quota; it’s about creating a system in which all talents have an opportunity to rise and different perspectives are encouraged rather than suppressed.” (Johnson & Akoro, American Scientist, 2016)
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