Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Seattle Black Opportunity Fund Applications Open December 1, 2021

Applications for the Winter 2022 Black Opportunity Fund awards are open from December 1, 2021 through January 18, 2022.

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  • OMA&D Staff Spotlight - Hugo

    January 24, 2022

    credit MXT VisualsMXT Visuals The University of Washington has no shortage of students, faculty, and staff who exemplify the ways in which we fulfil our public promise. These extraordinary people do this through service to others across the state in their jobs at the university, and also through volunteerism in their life away from campus.…

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  • Happy New Year from OMA&D

    January 4, 2022

    Dear Alumni, Colleagues, and Friends, Reflecting on the past year, I am grateful for the engagement and encouragement received from our alumni and OMA&D community. Likewise, I have such respect for the determination and resilience of our students, faculty, and staff. Your support, talents, and leadership are inspirational and give us hope of a better…

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  • Emile Pitre Featured on KIRO 7's Western Washington Gets Real Series

    December 7, 2021

    Emile Pitre

    When telling the story of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Washington and origins of the Office of Minority Affairs  Diversity - the story would be incomplete without including the lifelong activism of Emile Pitre. Emile is a pillar of the OMA&D community, and still to this day, more than 50 years later,…

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