Anxiety over confirming a negative stereotype is not limited to race, but can manifest in all manner of ways. For any negative stereotype about how a person or group performs a task, there is a chance that the specter of confirming that stereotype will adversely influence performance.
As the campus moves into a new era of leadership with Dr. Na’ilah Nasir, the incoming Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion, this gives us the opportunity to take stock of why the equity and inclusion division was formed, examine the work that is still ahead of us, and the important role staff members play in these endeavors.
Get to know Na’ilah Nasir, UC Berkeley’s new Vice Chancellor of Equity and Inclusion, who sat down with the Wisdom Café to share her leadership story. To see answers to specific questions, take a look at the times below: 0:35 – “How have all these connections… Read more…
Finding yourself in college is a hallmark of the university experience. We expect students to reflect on their identities and expand their awareness of themselves and others. While the cliché is associated with the undergraduate experience, the adage should really apply to everyone on campus.
UC Berkeley features a diverse range of generations on its campus. Let’s celebrate the wondrous diversity of our whole UC Berkeley community, no matter how young or old they are! What’s worked for you in dealing with multiple generations?
How did you wind up coming to Berkeley to work in the Chancellor’s Office? When I was looking for a job at the university, one was open in the Chancellor’s Office; I thought that would be a great place to gain an overview of the… Read more…
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