Together We Are

Together We Are 2021-2022

Jul 26, 2021

How do you envision the post-pandemic world?

Celebrating Community with Pride

Jun 16, 2021

Alex Pedersen (she/her) staff member and adjunct professor at Queen’s University, closes the school year 2020-2021 reflecting on the importance of creating spaces where 2SLGBTQI+ members can thrive and feel supported

EDII and the Changing Academic Mission of Universities—a personal reflection

May 21, 2021

Dr. Fahim Quadir, Dean and Vice-Provost of Graduate Studies and Professor of Global Development Studies, reflects on the crucial role universities have to play in building a more equitable future after COVID-19.

The Language of Anti-Asian Racism

Mar 16, 2021

Our March blog post was written by Jenny Lee Northey, Career Counsellor. In this piece, she talks about the importance of language when doing anti-racist work.

Canadian Disability Benefit

Feb 16, 2021

Heather Aldersey, Associate Professor and Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Disability Inclusive Development, talks about how COVID-19 has impacted Canadians with disabilities disproportionately and offers an avenue to reduce inequity for persons with disabilities.

Hope for the New Year

Jan 14, 2021

The first blog post of the year is written by Lavonne Hood, Queen’s University Ombudsperson. In her piece, Lavonne reflects on the impacts of 2020 and shares her hopes for 2021.

The Intersectional d-20

Dec 11, 2020

Yara Hussein, Queen’s student currently completing her second year as a biochemistry major with a minor in global development, shares with us the unique perspective that the intersection of her identities has awarded her.

Think not forever of yourself

Nov 30, 2020

Ann Deer, Indigenous Recruitment & Support Coordinator for the Smith Commerce program and the Faculty of Law, shares her story and invites us to think about the importance of building community.

More than Just Words: From Anti-racism Statements to Action

Oct 06, 2020

Alana Butler, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Queen’s, walks us through the importance of moving from awareness to action in relation to our anti-racism commitments.

Together We Are: 6th year!

Sep 09, 2020

The school year is starting with many changes and uncertainties. But in times of crisis, solidarity becomes key.

Compassion, Acquisition, Respect, Evaluation (CARE)

Apr 07, 2020

Liying Cheng, professor and Director of the Assessment and Evaluation Group (AEG) at the Faculty of Education, talks about how we can re-shape higher education systems in Canada with a more equitable approach.

Speaking Up with Love (and maybe a glass of wine)

Mar 16, 2020

Vanessa McCourt, Academic Advisor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, talks about the importance of having courageous conversations.