UC Berkeley is trying to address long-standing issues that have limited the success, mobility and representation in leadership for our underrepresented staff and managers. To that end, we are working through a project aimed at developing a more equitable and inclusive environment for staff to support their professional development. The project includes organizational efforts that address the stated goals and a leadership program to enhance opportunities for staff of color. Executive sponsors are Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion Dania Matos and Vice Chancellor for Administration Marc Fisher.
The broad goal of the board is to help remove institutional barriers that have been found to impede the success of staff of color at UC Berkeley. Specifically, this includes:
To provide a development opportunity for campus staff/managers who are in URM categories
To build a pipeline of talent among campus staff/managers who are in URM categories
To increase career mobility for campus staff/managers who are in URM categories
To increase representation of campus staff/managers who are in URM categories in leadership ranks
To increase hiring of people of color
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