Diversity News

Respect Is Focus of CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week

The College of Communication and Information’s eighth annual Diversity and Inclusion Week, September 25–28, will feature keynote addresses by Chancellor Beverly Davenport and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero.

WomEngineers Day Helping Students Tackle Key Issues

WomEngineer’s Day, to be held April 22 at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park, will bring together a series of speakers and panels to discuss topics including leadership, the importance of inclusion, and how to balance career and family.

Nomani to Address Reclaiming Rights for Muslim Women

Journalist and author Asra Nomani, born into a conservative Muslim family from India, chronicles the struggle Muslim women face in reclaiming the rights granted at Islam’s birth in the seventh century, which have been erased by centuries of man-made rules and tribal traditions.