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Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide a space for colleagues from shared identities the chance to engage in small group conversations regarding their experiences at the University and how ODI can be leveraged to further enhance their experience. Additionally, at the behest of ODI, ERGs are utilized to identify areas of growth for Finance and Business that could further help to foster a workplace climate and culture where all employees feel valued, appreciated, respected, and comfortable showing up as their true and authentic selves.

Our current list of ERGs are:

  • LGBTQ
  • Black Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)
  • Religious and Spiritual Diversity
  • Veterans
  • Women

All are welcome and invited to join an ERG of their choice or to attend an upcoming ERG meeting to learn what it is all about. 

Upcoming ERG Meeting Dates:

LGBTQ- 9:00am (Every month on the first Wednesday of the month), contact: Cecily Zhu

  • Jan 5, 2022
  • Feb 2, 2022
  • Mar 2, 2022 
  • Apr 6, 2022
  • May 4, 2022 
  • Jun 1, 2022 
  • Jul 6, 2022
  • Aug 3, 2022
  • Sep 7, 2022
  • Oct 5, 2022
  • Nov 2, 2022
  • Dec 7, 2022 

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color- 9:00am (Every month on the First Thursday of the month), contact: Sierah Taylor

  •  Jan 6, 2022  
  •  Feb 3, 2022  
  •  Mar 3, 2022  
  •  Apr 7, 2022  
  •  May 5, 2022  
  •  Jun 2, 2022  
  •  Jul 7, 2022  
  •  Aug 4, 2022  
  •  Sep 1, 2022  
  •  Oct 6, 2022  
  •  Nov 3, 2022  
  •  Dec 1, 2022  

Religious and Spiritual Diversity- 1:00pm (Every 3 months on the Third Tuesday of the month), contact: Lysa Holland

  •  Feb 15, 2022  
  •  May 17, 2022  
  •  Aug 16, 2022  
  •  Nov 15, 2022  

Veterans- 10:00am (Every 2 months on the First Monday of the month), contact: Sharon Lucas

  • Dec 6, 2021 
  • Feb 7, 2022 
  • Apr 4, 2022 
  •  Jun 6, 2022 
  • Aug 1, 2022 
  • Oct 3, 2022 
  • Dec 5, 2022 

Women-10:00am (Typically occurs every 2 months on the Second Monday of the month), contacts: Erin McCool and Alex Craige

  • Dec 13, 2021 
  • Feb 14, 2022 
  • Apr 11, 2022 
  • Jun 13, 2022 
  • Aug 8, 2022 
  • Oct 10, 2022 
  • Dec 12, 2022