Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Events

CCI is invested in education about topics that foster a culture of openness and belonging. We seek collaborations from Drexel students, faculty, staff and other colleagues as well as with local, region and national leaders in DEI. If you have an idea for a session or event, please submit it here

Past DEI Council Sponsored Events

A Shared Commitment to Empowering Women 
March 16, 2021

The DEI Council and Drexel's Women in Computing Society hosted a panel in celebration of Women's History Month featuring panelists:

  • Marisa Porges, PhD, Head of The Baldwin School
  • Danica Pascavage, Philadelphia Lead for TechGirlz

The Success Story of Thulasi - From Poverty in India to a Full-Ride
March 31, 2021

Co-sponsored with Drexel University Women in Computing Society (WiCS) 

Why You Should Learn Algorithms
April 22, 2021

Co-sponsored with Drexel University Women in Computing Society (WiCS) 

U Belong
April 24, 2021

The inaugural "U Belong" event was designed to give accepted and prospective CCI students the opportunity to meet with identity-based student organizations.

Neurodiversity in Tech for Autism Acceptance Month 
April 27, 2021

Co-sponsored with Drexel's Autism Support Program
Watch a recording of this event.

Micoagression and Bias Training for Teaching/Course Assistants
May 9-11, 2021

Hosted with Drexel's Office of Equality & Diversity.

Fighting Bias in Artificial Intelligence
May 11, 2021

Panel presented as part of the 11th Annual Philly Tech Week. Read about the event in our Stories section
Watch a recording of this event

Queerzo
May 27, 2021

Presented in collaboration with Drexel's chapter of oSTEM (Out in STEM)