Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Indigenization at Smith

Smith School of Business is committed to cultivating a vibrant, diverse and inclusive academic and work environment rooted in a culture of mutual respect and equity such that all members of our community feel safe, possess a strong sense of belonging, and are empowered to thrive.

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Latest Developments

Smith EDII Update

Week of April 8, 2021

Updates on Commerce resources and staffing, recruitment, indigenous initiatives, and the student experience.

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Smith Releases EDII Strategy & Action Plan

Week of March 8, 2021

Smith School of Business has released its EDII Strategy and Action Plan for 2021. Producing the strategy document is not the endpoint – it is what will drive efforts on equity, diversity, inclusion, and indigenization and decisions on resources.

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Queen’s Launches Student Experiences Survey

Week of March 8, 2021

All Queen’s students have been invited to participate in the new Queen’s Student Experience Survey; a university-wide undertaking to collect comprehensive information about the campus climate including experiences, perceptions, and behaviours with respect to diversity, inclusion, and sexual violence.

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Smith EDII Strategy & Action Plan

Smith has established a detailed EDII Strategy & Action Plan to guide its actions, define targets, and measure progress. Our goal is for Smith to be an inclusive community of purpose that strives for excellence, integrity, and impact on a global stage by upholding the values and principles of EDII.

Smith will produce annual public EDII reports beginning March 2022 and update briefs on a monthly basis.

Learn more about the process used to develop the strategy Detailed plan One-page overview

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