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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

Queen’s signs Scarborough Charter on anti-Black racism and Black inclusion

November 18, 2021

University joins institutional partners from across Canada in move toward more meaningful and concrete action in confronting racism and championing diversity.

Meet Smith’s Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

October 29, 2021

The latest issue of Smith magazine features a profile of Tahmena Bokhari director of EDI at the school. It’s a dream job for Bokhari, who has often found herself in inaugural EDI leadership roles.

Queen’s Marking National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

September 23, 2021

On September 30, Canada will mark its first official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. In support of this important day of reflection, Queen’s will offer commemorative events, learning opportunities, and educational resources across campus to emphasize the university’s own commitment to Indigenization and reconciliation.

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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