Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Pitre to Receive 2020 Odegaard Award

Longtime OMA&D staff member Emile Pitre will be honored for his leadership and advocacy for educational opportunity at Celebration, May 13.

Together for Champions

Friends of EOP Board members prepared care packages for students in the Champions Program as a show of support before fall quarter finals.

UW’s Ambassador to Tribes

OMA&D’s Iisaaksiichaa Ross Braine is honored as the Information School’s 2019 Distinguished Alumnus.

Be Boundless – For Washington, For the World

The UW is currently undertaking the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history. Learn how you can help support OMA&D’s priorities.


  • The Fierce Urgency of Now

    January 15, 2020

    OMA&D Vice President and University Diversity Officer Rickey Hall and UAA Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor invite the UW community to serve, learn and march during MLK Week 2020.

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  • Emile Pitre to Receive UW’s 2020 Odegaard Award

    January 6, 2020

    Emile Pitre, ‘69, one of the UW’s Black Student Union founders and a longtime staff member in the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, will receive the award at the 50th annual Celebration, Wed., May 13, 2020.

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  • Happy New Year from OMA&D!

    January 2, 2020

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    The beginning of a new year - and a new decade - often brings time to pause and reflect on the past and anticipate the future. In OMA&D, it gives us an opportunity to reflect on some milestones taking place in our organization.

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