We are a grassroots community interested in identifying and understanding issues of inequity in academia. We as faculty/staff/students and the academic system as a whole are the object of inquiry. Beginning with personal development in a shared space of respect, our members are learning techniques and developing strategies to transform ourselves and provide more equitable experiences in classrooms and throughout the University.

We are open to all colleagues at Purdue. Feel free to join our mailing list by contacting Helen McNally at and come to any or all of our meetings.

Participants are listed below, with their university affiliations.

Benedicto, Elena E.

Department of English - College of Liberal Arts


Burgess, Wilella

Discovery Learning Research Center


Bush, Deidre J.

ADVANCE Purdue Center for Faculty Success


Clifton, Chris

Department of Computer Science - College of Science


Levy, Maria M.

Department of Biological Sciences - College of Science


Levy, Morris

Department of Biological Sciences - College of Science


McNally, Helen A.

School of Engineering Technology - Purdue Polytechnic Institute


Ravai, Guity

Department of Computer and Information Technology - Purdue Polytechnic Institute

katherine yngve

Yngve, Katherine

Assoc. Director, Intercultural Outcomes Assessment CILMAR
Intercultural Learning Specialist

Zephirin, Tasha

School of Engineering Education
College of Engineering
Ph.D. Candidate


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