Mines DI&A Ambassadors
Mines DI&A Ambassadors program is a strategy used to help meet the requests for diversity and inclusion workshops across campus. External consultants equip Mines faculty, staff and students on how to effectively facilitate workshops, and in turn, prepare DI&A Ambassadors as campus facilitators.
Application must be submitted by October 7, 2020 at noon, MDT.
Fall 2020 Training Topics
Exploring Implicit (unconscious) Bias
Every Tuesday, October 13-December 15
Week of fall break, 10/21 instead of 10/20
Nine 2.5 hour sessions + 90 minute final assessment
Facilitate a minimum of three workshops and three mini Mines DI&A overviews to campus (on-demand), for a total of six engagements.
Compensation + Certificate
DI&A Ambassadors are considered active allies and advocates for racial equity and receive a certification to conduct these trainings. Mines DI&A Ambassadors are financially compensated for completion of training program (fall semester) and for each campus workshop delivered (spring semester).
Prerequisite: must have participated in fall 2020 Exploring Implicit (unconscious) Bias and Minimizing Microaggressions workshops.
Open to Mines faculty, staff and students. Must meet time commitment and training dates as outlined above. Applications are reviewed by program trainer, Dena Samuels, from Dena Samuel Consulting, and Mines DI&A leadership team.