Longtime University of California San Diego supporter Buzz Woolley has pledged $1.6 million over the next three years to fund an innovative new initiative that will significantly expand the region’s engineering and technical workforce.
UC San Diego Extension’s Department of Education and Community Outreach is the first partner on the West Coast for RFK Human Rights. Both entities have agreed to a proposal that will expand the reach of Speak Truth to Power’s resources into more classrooms across the United States.
At a time when cross-border relations are tense politically and socially, UC San Diego is expanding collaborations with partners south of the border, including a lively education exchange program coordinated with former President of Mexico Vicente Fox.
At the current pace, gender inequity in the workplace would take more than 100 years to remedy, the Kim Center and UC San Diego want to speed up the process starting with a partnership to assess the problem and stage interventions to address inequity.
University of California San Diego is hosting its 4th Annual Global Empowerment Summit on October 19. The event will feature an array of international thought-leaders from religious, governmental, nonprofit and business entities to discuss collaborative solutions to pervasive inequity.