The Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office joins the University of Toronto in condemning anti-Asian racism, misogyny, and all forms of racial violence. There is no denying the pain, sadness, and anger that many are feeling given recent events of racial and gender-based violence in Atlanta, Georgia. As we navigate and action-plan during these difficult times, the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office invites the community to collectively gather to confront, resist and denounce racism, anti-Asian racism, and White supremacy. Join us as we ignite love, compassion, support and restoration while building community during these challenging times.
This space will center a presentation and Q &A with May Lui, Educator and Consultant, on the topic, “Confronting Anti-Asian Racism: What you Need to Know”. This conversation will explore the complexities of anti-Asian racism, its impact and the principles that must be centered as we move forward to meaningful change.
- Format: Presentation and Q & A, followed by a closure activity.
- Platform: Virtual- Zoom.
- Audience: Racialized voices will be prioritized. Allies are welcome to attend. Open to students, staff, faculty, librarians, chaplains, and external community.
Please note that Jia Yao and Bristy Chakrabarty from the Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre, will be available for support during this event.
- Opening Remarks: Karima Hashmani, Executive Director, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion | Office of Vice-President Human Resources & Equity
- Remarks and Moment of Silence: Dr. Joseph Wong, Vice President, International | University of Toronto
- Keynote Presentation: May Lui, Educator and Consultant
- Closure Activity: Co-Facilitated by Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office and the Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre
Year 1 & 2 EngScis, are you interested in research?
Join us for a special panel discussion with EngSci students who have recently completed placements through our Engineering Science Research Opportunities Program (ESROP) at U of T and abroad.
Learn how they found their research projects, what they learned from their experience, and what to expect from summer research.
Meet the panelists and register here.
This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in Canadian history. The 14 victims, 12 of whom were engineering students, were targeted because they were women in an engineering school. The anniversary of the tragedy has since become a day of remembrance and action against the many ways women continue to experience harm, violence and discrimination — particularly among girls, Indigenous women, two-spirit people, Black women, trans women, racialized women, and women in STEM.
On Monday, December 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, we invite students, staff, faculty, librarians, alumni and partners to attend a virtual, tri-campus commemoration of this important day. The event includes a memorial and panel discussion about the rise of gender-based violence during COVID-19, and how we can integrate prevention strategies into our pandemic recovery. Together, we will re-commit ourselves to reflection, awareness and putting an end to gender-based violence.
Take action and register today at uoft.me/NDRAVW.
This event is co-hosted by the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Community Safety Office, Sexual and Gender Diversity Office, Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre and Hart House.
- Opening Remarks
- Award Presentation for Scholarly Achievement in the Area of Gender-Based Violence
- Memorial and Reflection
- Musical Performance by Skule™ Orchestra
- Panel Discussion with Q&A: Reflections on ending gender-based violence in a post-pandemic world
Over the 14 days leading up to December 6, U of T Engineering will share one action a day towards ending gender-based discrimination and violence. Join the conversation using #MyActionsMatter.
Year 1 & 2 EngScis, thinking of doing summer research?
Join Prof. Aimy Bazylak and Don Newton to learn about engineering research, what to expect, and how it can help your engineering career.
**BEFORE THE EVENT** Please watch two video modules in the EngSci Info Hub.
Find the video modules and the Zoom link here (utorID login required).
Discover U of T Engineering at this year’s Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF)!
At this event, high school students can gather information and chat with staff and current students from our program.
Our Faculty will have a booth at the fair with representatives from all of our programs, including Engineering Science.
OUF runs from 9:30 am to 5 pm daily. Find full details and get your OUF Pass here.