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Sara Pozzi

Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Michigan Engineering

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As scientists and engineers, we have an obligation to focus on solving this big societal problem.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

As a college, our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. A vibrant, inclusive climate helps us leverage our strengths and make the most of our collective capabilities.

Our community includes people from different races and ethnicities, genders and gender identities, sexual orientations, ages and socio-economic backgrounds. We speak different languages, come from different cultures and countries, practice different religions. We have different abilities and disabilities, different political perspectives and life experiences.

We’re all different, and that’s good.

That’s part of our strength. Diversity broadens our perspectives and paves the way for innovation. We’re working to ensure that all members of our community have the opportunity to participate fully in all the college has to offer without worrying about facing bias, harassment or discrimination. Respectful awareness helps each of us bring our best and work together for the common good.

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Student Resources

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Pursuing diversity for excellence.

Faculty Resources

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Staff Resources

News and Events
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We’re working to ensure that each member of our community has a full opportunity to thrive.

Stay in the loop on Diversity Equity and Inclusion developments on campus.

DEI Featured Lecture: "Rethinking Foundational STEM Courses: Pulling Weeds or Growing Deep Roots?"

We sponsor multiple lectures a year on topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion.

“Rethinking Foundational STEM Courses: Pulling Weeds or Growing Deep Roots?” presented by Professor Timothy McKay, UM-LS&A.

More from the DEI Lecture Series

Stories of Us

See what’s happening in the University of Michigan Engineering community.

Read DEI News

Talk to a Human

Members of the DEI Implementation Committee hold office hours for faculty, staff and students throughout the week. Find a day, time and team member on the committee’s page.

Make your voice heard


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Diversity, equity and inclusion in our physical space

North Campus Community

Our Plan

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U-M Engineering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

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Center for Engineering Diversity and Outreach

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