Support Diversity and Inclusion at Emory!
Today, more than ever, we derive strength through the unity of our diverse body. Help support every member of our community through Emory’s Diversity & Inclusion efforts. These efforts reach far beyond campus. Your gift shows your values and advances the change you want to see at Emory and in the world. Thank you for joining the Emory community in dismantling systematic racism, amplifying social justice, and growing programs which promote equity.
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The impact of your gift
- The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) – ODEI, guided by Emory's Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. Carol E. Henderson, creates spaces for faculty, staff, and students to work and learn in inclusive, equitable, and diverse environments where they thrive and bring their whole selves to our campus community. ODEI ensures Emory University's compliance with Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act federal regulations. ODEI also monitors and executes the university's Equal Opportunity Policy.
- Racial and Cultural Engagement (RACE) –The Office for RACE encourages and challenges students to inquire about the construction of racial identities and create active learning communities that enhance their awareness and exploration of why and how race informs cultural and communal development.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Endowment - This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students from Atlanta Public Schools (APS) who are accepted to Emory and demonstrate outstanding character through contributions to their communities, intellectual and personal vigor, high academic achievement, leadership qualities, and the potential to enrich the lives of their peers at Emory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship at Oxford - The scholarship is awarded to outstanding students from Newton County who are accepted to Oxford College and demonstrate outstanding character through contributions to their communities, intellectual and personal vigor, high academic achievement, leadership qualities, and the potential to enrich the lives of their peers at Oxford and Emory. This offers a full tuition scholarship for four years: two years at Oxford College and two years at Emory College.
Gifts Pending - Law School Endowed Scholarships (designated for Black Law Student Alliance 1L Scholarship) – Gifts to this endowment initiative are an investment in a more diverse legal profession and help lessen the barrier of steep costs for many students wishing to attend law school. Once the fund balance reaches the $100,000 endowment investment threshold, it will support the recruitment of a 1L student, with a preference for minority candidates, in perpetuity.
- Hamilton E. Holmes Endowed Fund - Established with the intention of enhancing diversity at Emory School of Medicine, this fund supports the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs within the Emory School of Medicine.
- Scholarship of Excellence Endowment - Established by Dean James, the Scholarship of Excellence supports talented underrepresented Goizueta Business School MBA candidates.
- Asian Pacific-Islander Desi American Activists –Through a process of political activism, this group aims to celebrate the culture by dispelling stereotypes, addressing and reclaiming the “Asian American” and "Pacific Islander" identities on campus as well as illustrating the diversity of concerns within the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
The Candler Fund for Justice and Inclusion - This fund provides financial resources for student-led efforts that seek to help the Candler community fully honor its stated core commitments— including the school’s commitment to honor the voices and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender-nonconforming and queer individuals and communities.
Laney Graduate School Diversity Gift Fund - Established by Dean Lisa Tedesco, this fund provides financial resources to enhance student-centric diversity efforts at the Laney Graduate School, by enriching the community, developing outreach partnerships and affiliations, creating an inclusive campus and recruiting scholars from diverse backgrounds.
Rabbi Donald A. Tam Institute for Jewish Studies Fund (TIJS) – This fund supports the essential day-to-day activities of TIJS, including events, student experience enrichment, and community outreach. The Tam Institute is a leading center for research and teaching in Jewish studies both on campus and within the Atlanta community.