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GLOBE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Taskforce Presents Initial Action Plan at 2020 GLOBE Virtual Meeting

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During the 2020 GLOBE Virtual Meeting, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force presented the proposed GLOBE definitions for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the “Mission” and “Vision” of these efforts, as well as an initial Action Plan. A community-wide survey will be sent out soon to gather additional feedback on these statements and plans. The goal of this ongoing effort is to ensure that the variety of voices of GLOBE community members are heard and valued.

The 2020 GLOBE Virtual Meeting, which was held from 13-16 July, was attended by 429 community participants from 72 countries. The DEI presentation built upon previous efforts. In February 2020, the GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) hosted the first community Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force meeting in Boulder, Colorado, USA. Community members from Argentina, Columbia, Croatia, Ghana, the Philippines, and the United States attended the event.

DEI Task Force Members

Shadrack Agyiri (Ghana) Jill Karsten (USA)
Jennifer Bourgeault (USA) Julie Malmberg (USA)
Katie Chapman (USA) Josette Neal-De-Stanton (USA)
Kimberly Davis (USA) David Padgett (USA)
Mindi DePaola (USA) Ricahard Parsons (USA)
Francis Emralino (Philippines) Marina Pavlic (Croatia)
Wrayna Fairchild (USA) Ana Prieto (Argentina)
Trena Ferrell (USA) Nate Raynor (USA)
Rosalba Giarratano (USA) Juan Felipe Restrepo Mesa (Colombia)
Kate Goss (USA) Elena Sparrow (USA)
Nikitah Imani (USA) Josephine Joy Tolentino (Philippines)

To see the Virtual Meeting Session Recording, click here.

To see the draft version of these DEI statements, click here.

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News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office