Diversity & Unity Board
The WSUSA Diversity and Unity team at Weber State University is responsible for planning and promoting educational programming that strives to advocate understanding, acceptance, and inclusion between individuals and groups from all walks of life. The WSUSA Diversity and Unity team works to foster collaboration in activities and programs by holding events and workshops throughout the year, which promote social and cultural awareness while creating safe spaces to talk about differences in beliefs and values. The chairs overseeing the planning of programs are Taboo Talks, Stop the Hate, Cultural Connections, Sessions on the Ledge, Community Awareness, and LGBTQ+ Awareness. The team is led by the Vice President for Diversity and Unity and the Assistant Director for Diversity and Unity. The WSUSA Diversity and Unity team assists with developing programs coming out of Diversity and Inclusive Programs. The team is advised by the Diversity and Inclusive Programs Coordinator.
Diversity & Unity Vice President
Diversity & Inclusive Programs gain student representation through WSUSA’s Executive Body. Each year the student body elects a Vice President of Diversity who then selects members of the Diversity Board through a competitive application process.
Assistant to the Vice President of Diversity
Assistant to the Vice President will support the Diversity & Inclusive Programs in an effort to gain student representation through WSUSA’s Executive Body.
Community & Cultural Awareness Chair
The Community & Cultural Awareness Chair collaborates with the community to create events that promote Diversity and provide access to community organizations such as Holding out Help, NAACP, YCC, and others to provide educational opportunities and resource activities to students on a monthly basis.
Stop the Hate Chair
The Stop the Hate Chair develops an annual campaign that promotes peace on campus and in the community through speakers, workshops, and activities. At the heart of these activities is the question, "Is what we are doing helping each other or hurting each other?"
Naomi Elmer is a Senior Chemistry major with a minor in Spanish, and has loved her time at Weber! She loves being a part of the Women’s Lacrosse Team, spending as much time in the sunshine/outdoors, and messing around with art.
Sessions on the Ledge Chair
The Sessions on the Ledge Chair coordinates weekly one-hour performance sessions in the Union atrium that showcases music, dance, the spoken word and other routines that space racial ethnicity, culture, class, gender, and more. Previous events have included Scottish Bag Pipers, Taiko Drummers, Irish Folk Dancers and poetry slams.
International Student Engagement Chair
Akanksha Singh is from India and organizes engaging cultural events and awareness campaigns, creating an environment where international students feel welcomed and valued. She is a passionate advocate for the unique needs and concerns of international students, ensuring their voices are heard in our student government. Majoring in medical microbiology minor in chemistry is a sophomore.
Taboo Talks Chair
LGBTQ+ Awareness Chair
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