EDI Governance

All members of our university community are expected to own and act upon our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. Through the strategy, we will embed a University-wide culture of inclusion that incorporates all aspects of our activity and business. It will be used to map out our delivery journey by setting strategic objectives and key actions for implementation and review. This strategy will support an environment of fairness, transparency and respectfulness for every member of our University of Leicester community.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (EDIC)

The EDIC meets three times a year and reports to Council. The Committee will take executive responsibility for the development and implementation of Equality Diversity and Inclusion strategy.

Chair:   Dr Kate Williams, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion)

Secretary:   Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Team 

(email:  equalities@le.ac.uk )

Committee Dates for 2017 - 2018

  • Thursday 2 November 2017 at 11.00 am   
  • Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 1.30 pm
  • Wednesday 13 June 2018 at 1.30 pm

 

Diversity Champions

The aim of Diversity Champions is to promote awareness of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) issues, to enhance and embed EDI within their department with collaboration of the EDI team.

Diversity Champion Role Description

 

The University also facilitates and supports the following groups for consultation purposes:

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News/Announcements

LGBT+ Staff Forum: 11 October 2017 @ 1.00 pm

BAME Staff Forum: 18 October 20-17 @ 12.00 pm

Disability Staff Forum: 7 February 2018 @ 1.00 pm

Women's Staff Forum: next mtg tbc

University Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee: 2 November 2017 @ 1.30 pm

Equalities Staff Forums / Groups

Improved services through partnership with LGBT centre to support the LGBT staff and students at the University of Leicester

 

Contact Details

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
0116 252 3334

equalities@le.ac.uk

Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
0116 373 6424

Equalities Adviser
Humaa Noori
(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
0116 252 2747

Gender Equality Programme Lead
Faye McCarthy
0116 229 7567

Equalities Assistant
Michaela Lefley
(Monday - Wednesday)
0116 252 3334

Twitter
@UoL_Athena_Swan

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