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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Team

Please feel free to reach out to our team. In order to schedule VC & Chief Diversity Officer Mariam Lam, please contact Tasha Hudson.

Mariam B. Lam

Mariam B. Lam

Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer

Tasha Hudson

Tasha Hudson

Special Assistant to the VC and Chief Diversity Officer and Project Manager

Willis S. Harris III

   Willis S. Harris III  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialist/Trainer 

Beth Thrush

Elizabeth ClaAssen Thrush

Project Policy Analyst


Workshop Request Form

A member from the DEI team will follow up within 3-5 business days. Training request must be submitted at least 2-3 weeks in advance of anticipated training date(s).

Anonymous Incident Reporting

Training Feedback Form

If you have attended a training, mediation, or information session affiliated with the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, please fill out the linked feedback form to help us improve our offerings.

Co-Sponsorship Form

The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion partners with the campus community on events and programming related to our mission. If you would like to request funding, please fill out the form linked below.

Training Offerings

The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion offers training opportunities for all units on campus. The training titles below reflect some of the options already offered on campus. We also work with units to produce training that is specific to your needs. Please feel free to contact our office to set up a training for your unit.

  • Training List

    Creating and Sustaining an Inclusive Departmental Cultural Climate 
    -    For Faculty
    -    For Staff
    -    For Faculty and Staff
    -    For Graduate Students
    -    For Faculty and Graduate Students

    Improving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Search Hiring Processes

    Inclusive Excellence & Unconscious/Implicit Bias: Understanding the Principles & Vocabulary

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion on the American Campus for Student Financial Aid Administrators

    Inclusive Working Climates for Facilities Employees

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Academic Professionalization for Graduate Students

    How to Write a Diversity Statement

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives at UC Riverside

    UC Systemwide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

    Inclusive Cultural Competence

    Decolonizing Leadership Models in Higher Education

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Work in Residential Life

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Student Staff Employees

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Classroom Instruction/Pedagogy and Course/Syllabus Design

    Institutional Racism and Improving Climate

    Discrimination and COVID-19

    Supervisor Performance Management 

    Inclusive Climates for International Students and Scholars

    Forms of Privilege and “White Fragility”

    Individual and Collective Accountability

    Social Movements