Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility (DEIA) Corner

Welcome to Jess’ DEIA Corner 🙂 I’m Jessica Lin, C’23 and E’24. During my time at Penn, I was previously the DEI Coordinator and Tech Chair for PAC Exec and part of Glee, iNtuitons, and TAC-e.

This is a space dedicated to sharing engaging books, podcasts, TEDTalks, films, and articles that are relevant to DEIA. My hope is that these resources can spark change on the individual level through reflection and then impact the way we show up for our groups, the performing arts community, other Penn spheres, and in our personal lives in general.

Enjoy your backstage pass to all things DEIA! Feel free to reach out to me with feedback or your thoughts on the suggested content at jesslin@sas.upenn.edu.

11/29/23 – Unconscious Bias

The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias: How To Reframe Bias, Cultivate Connection, and Create High-Performing Teams by Pamela Fuller and Mark Murphy with Anne Chow “The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias” by Pamela Fuller is a comprehensive resource offering leaders practical strategies to navigate and mitigate unconscious bias in the

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11/15/23 – Community and Implicit Bias

The Art of Community: Seven Principles for Belonging by Charles Vogl (Penn Libraries) (Amazon) “The Art of Community” by Charles Vogl explores seven principles for fostering a strong sense of belonging within communities. Vogl emphasizes the importance of invitations in making people feel genuinely welcome and defines community as “mutual

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10/25/23 – Belonging and Inclusivity

Belonging: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides by Geoffrey L. Cohen What does it mean to belong? Cohen delves into the science behind creating this sense of belonging and explores research showing how individuals’ beliefs about belonging can influence their behavior, academic performance, and relationships. Cohen discusses practical

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