Diversity and Inclusion

As a department, we have made it our mission to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment in which all students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Broadening Participation in Computing BPC 2021-2022 Department Plan has been verified by BPCnet.org.

The 2019-2020 Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan Update Report is also available. 

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How To Get Involved


2021-2022 Student Advocates for Diversity & Inclusion, and Health & Wellness: Applications for 2021-2022 Student Advocates are now open until Sunday March 7. To apply please submit your application through Workday and complete the Google Form below. A full job description for each position is listed on the Google Forms.
Health & Wellness: Workday REQ169475 | Google Form
Diversity & Inclusion: Workday REQ169472 | Google Form

CS Diversity & Inclusion Open Floor: We hope to offer open floors in future semesters when in-person gatherings resume.

Brown CS Health & Wellness: Do you have feedback for how the department can help support accessibility and mental health? Please complete this anonymous department accessibility survey. CS Diversity Conferences: Check out this document for a list of diversity related CS conferences in 2020-2021. The CS Department offers scholarships for conference attendance; the 2021 CS scholarship application will open in Spring 2021.

CS Inclusivity Feedback FormWhenever you notice a particular moment or experience in the CIT or the CS Community you view as making the environment more inclusive or exclusive, please complete this form. You have the option of submitting the form anonymously.

If You Need Help

Our Email:
Diversity & Inclusion Student Advocates: diversity.advocates@lists.cs.brown.edu 
Health & Wellness Student Advocateswellness.advocates@lists.cs.brown.edu
Diversity Committee: diversity@lists.cs.brown.edu

Undergraduate Diversity Student Advocates Open Hours: instead of weekly scheduled office hours, students that would like to confidentially discuss questions or concerns related to diversity and inclusion should email diversity.advocates@lists.cs.brown.edu or complete the form below.

Undergraduate Health & Wellness Student Advocate Office Hours: Fall 2020, virtual hours are available throughout the week on Signmeup. Link to Google Calendar hours schedule. 

Open/Office Hours provide students with 1:1 peer mentorship, problem-solving, advocacy, and guidance on student resources and centers available to them on campus.


Diversity Events

For a list of Brown Computer Science Department events visit the CS Events Calendar

For a full list of Women in Computer Science (WiCS) events visit the WiCS Calendar.
For a full list of Mosaic+ events visit the Mosaic+ Calendar.

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