Diversity

Reflecting on Pride Month with GSC Associate Director Moisés Villada

Pride Month 2021 has been a time to rejoice and reflect. Celebrating what it means to live and love freely while acknowledging the need for full equality. Moisés Villada is the Associate Director of UIC’s Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) and an incoming student within the UIC Business Master of Science in Marketing program. He spoke about his interest in the MSM program, advocating for LGBTQIA+ communities, and the potential for his work to create widespread change. Congratulations on your... read more

Tikia Travis Leads Impactful Conversations During the YWOC Summit and IACAC Conference

Using her voice to inform and influence students of color and higher education professionals is Tikia Travis MA ‘21, Admissions and Recruitment Counselor for UIC Business. Shortly after completing her master’s degree, she was invited to present at two major events. During the 1st Annual Young Women of Color (YWOC) Summit, Tikia created a space for CPS students to improve their personal development skills. The Illinois Association for College Admissions Counseling (IACAC) Conference was... read more

Building Fearless Leaders: UWN Celebrates Women in Business

The United Women’s Network held their 7th Annual Women in Business Conference in acknowledgement of International Women’s Day. The two-day event boasted many significant firsts and was a big success. The first UWN conference to go virtual, it lived up to its in-person impact with an amazing lineup of speakers and activities. Intricate discussion and planning led to the creation of a live speaker event and an innovation challenge. The ‘Next Millennium Innovation Challenge’ was a chance for... read more

Top 10 Books Highlighting the Asian American Experience

Throughout the month of April, UIC guided students, faculty, and staff on a path to understanding the diverse cultures and traditions of Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans. UIC Business is contributing to those efforts by providing you with a comprehensive list of books that detail the Asian American experience as well. Although there are other reference books about Asian Americans, no other book focuses solely on businesspeople. This collection of engagingly written biographies gives the... read more

Top 5 Films Highlighting the Asian American Experience

Throughout the month of April, UIC guided students, faculty, and staff on a path to understanding the diverse cultures and traditions of Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans. UIC Business is contributing to those efforts by providing you with a comprehensive list of films that detail the Asian American experience as well. In the Family (2011) Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV In a heartfelt story woven around child custody, two-Dad families, loss, interracial relations, the American... read more