2018 Celebration Set for Oct. 1-5

Diversity and Inclusion Week is an annual celebration of diversity, inclusion and equity at Baylor. The week features exhibits, speakers, interactive activities, service projects and other activities. This year Diversity and Inclusion Week will run from Monday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Oct. 5.

2018 Schedule

College-Wide Community Service Project

Snack Packs for the Homeless
From Monday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Oct. 4, Baylor College of Medicine will be conducting a donation drive and service project focused on members of Houston’s homeless community. The entire Baylor community is invited to come help assemble the snack packs in Rayzor Lounge, Main Baylor from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5. See the full schedule of events online and list of drop off locations online (Baylor log-in required).

Events

Tuesday, Oct. 2:  Diversity Week Kick-Off Ice Cream Social hosted by Association for Graduate Student Diversity and other student organization leaders and the Office of Institutional Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Office from noon to 1 p.m. in the Alkek Lobby, Main Baylor.

Thursday, Oct. 4:  A Compassionate Conversation on Poverty and Homelessness in the Greater Houston Area, featuring speakers Ruth Buzi, Ph.D., MSW, LCSW; Naomi Lee McCants, M.D.; Fareed Mahmood Khan, M.D.; Kenya Steele, M.D.; and Harish Eswaran from Noon-1 p.m. in Cullen Auditorium.  

Week-Long Interactive Activities

The Diversity Board 
Express Yourself and Join In – Fill out a Post-it note and tell us what diversity and inclusion at Baylor College of Medicine looks like or means to you! The board will be in Alkek Lobby, Main Baylor, Oct. 1-5, as well as in front Morrison’s Cafeteria at lunch Monday–Wednesday. Help us showcase the amazing diversity of the Baylor community.