Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success

Strengthening and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion at Virginia Commonwealth University

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Cleopatra “Cleo” Magwaro, LL.B., LL.M, and Dana Lippman will also introduce VCU’s new chief accessibility officer, Katy Washington, Ph.D.

The following event description is from the VCU School of Medicine’s website:

“In recognition of Global Diversity Awareness Month and National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a Disability Employment: Equity and Awareness learning session via Zoom on Oct. 21, from noon – 1 p.m. 

Guest speakers from VCU’s Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success will begin by introducing their new chief accessibility officer, followed by a presentation on accommodations and employment equity for those with disabilities. Afterward, a vocational rehabilitation counselor from the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center will explain disability-specific etiquette and its implementation within health care. 

Join the conversation here.”

Visit the VCU School of Medicine’s website for more information about the event. Visit Equity and Access Service’s website to learn more about VCU’s equity and access resources.

Photo from the VCU School of Medicine’s website.

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