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Fall Speaker Series featuring Favianna Rodriguez

Thursday, October 28, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Houston Room - Student Center South

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion is excited to host Favianna Rodriguez for its annual Fall Speaker Series! This year's unique speaker will touch on topics including the power of culture and intersectional storytelling, migration, gender justice, and climate justice. She will also share strategies on how to build cultural power to catalyze lasting social change. Following the keynote and Q&A, there will be a social justice poster-making session. Pre-register to ensure a seat is saved!

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Our Mission

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion fosters an inclusive university community by providing services, programs, and support that engage, empower, and educate our highly diverse student population and campus community that contributes to student success.

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The Center provides programs and brave space environments to promote cross-cultural communication and culturally responsive practices that help diverse communities connect.


By engaging with CDI, community members will be able to articulate beliefs and exhibit behaviors that cultivate teamwork, critical thought, and communication skills needed to function in a diverse workforce and global community.


The cultural competencies gained through workshops and intercultural coaching sessions provided by CDI promotes a learning environment where attendees are better equipped to understand multiple perspectives and promote a culture of inclusion.

  • Fall 2020 Student Distribution by Race and Ethnicity

    The University of Houston is the second most ethnically diverse major research university in the United States. Students come to UH from more than 137 nations & from across the world. Full list of distribution by race and ethnicity.

    The University of Houston is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution.

    The University of Houston is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution.

    Source: University of Houston, Statistical Handbook

  • 33.2%


  • 23.0%


  • 21.6%

    Asian American

  • 10.2%

    African American

  • 7.0%


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