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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
I acknowledge that I live and work on the ancestral land and water of the Coast Salish people.
The Bundy lab acknowledges that the racial diversity of oceanography, and academia as a whole, does not reflect the demographics of the state of Washington or the U.S. As such, we must actively work to change this.
In the Bundy lab we believe that scientists should work as a team. We value individuals, no matter their race, ethnicity, gender or sexual identity, or socioeconomic background. We think science works best when we have a diversity of opinions, insights, and methods for solving a problem. We also believe that we must actively work everyday to acknowledge our own biases, to combat them, and to stand up to racial injustices when we see or hear them.
Resources (compiled by the leaders of the UW Race Talk Book Club leaders):
Race and racism in the geosciences, by Kuheli Dutt
My Sister's Keeper: A Qualitative Examination of Mentoring Experiences Among African American Women in Graduate and Professional Schools, by Lori D. Patton
White Academia: Do Better, by Jasmine Roberts
What Black scientists want from colleagues and their institutions, by Virginia Gewin
10 simple rules for building an anti-racist lab, by Bala Chaudhary and Asmeret Berhe
On supporting early-career Black scholars, by Mya L. Roberson
Does our Vision of Diversity Reduce Harm and Promote Justice? By Benjamin Kiesling et al.
Is Lecturing Racist, by Scott Freeman and Elli Theobald
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