Leadership Development to Promote Equity in Engineering Relationships
Please note: the 2016 PEERs course site has been transferred to Canvas. If you are a current student, please use Canvas to access the course syllabus and materials.
Dr. Joyce Yen, Program/Research Manager, UW ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change
Dr. Sapna Cheryan, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Course Description: The course will enlist engineering students' energy, creativity, social conscience, and on-the-ground perspectives in improving the diversity environment in the UW College of Engineering. Students will explore topics such as diversity in science and engineering, impact of unconscious bias, community engagement, leadership, etc. Students who successfully complete the course can apply for quarter-long internship opportunities as PEER Leaders.
Interested in taking the PEERs course or learning more? Please complete a brief survey here!
Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler offers a related seminar, "Disability 101: Identity, Education, Leadership and Careers." Find out more at: http://www.washington.edu/doit/Newsletters/Jan14/01.html