the diversity and inclusion network

We wouldn’t be Roosevelt University without the range of cultural, social, and personal identities that our students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends represent. The Diversity and Inclusion Network celebrates what makes RU such a vibrant place while promoting values of equity, diversity, and inclusion to make sure that everyone feels like they belong.

Programs and Events

Our programs offer people of diverse backgrounds and multiple identities a space where they can bring their whole selves to discuss topics, network, and learn from each other through a social justice lens. Areas of focus include:

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Advocacy and Building Communities
  • Cultural Awareness and Conversations
  • Intersectionality of Identities


Please come back to view schededuled future events!

M. Matthews

Salary Negotiation Workshop
Past Event

This National Equal Pay Day join us to improve your salary negotiating skills and help close your personal pay gap.

Speaker: Michelle ”MiMi” Matthews (MBA ’18), Founder and Restorative Career Strategist of Boss Up & Hustle Consulting.


BHM Panel 2

How You Can Make an Impact
Past Event

Black History Month was honored with in-preson and virtual events this past February. View the panel with alumni and social impact leaders. They discussed how their organizations are making an impact and what you can do to address social change in your community.

View Recording

Intergenerational Trauma

Past Event

In honor of Juneteenth Sandra Harrison (MATD ’10), Dr. Tanya Sorrell, PhD, PMHNP-BC, and Veronica Harrison (Vee L. Harrison).
discussed the effects of intergenerational trauma and how Black Communities can begin to heal.