Inclusion

Inclusion office honors 4 at Men’s and Women’s Final Fours

The NCAA inclusion group extended its arms to the local communities at the Men’s and Women’s Final Fours, honoring four individuals who have impacted the culture of inclusiveness within society and athletics in San Antonio and Columbus, Ohio.

CIAA hosts empowerment symposium

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association is known for producing stellar athletes — it also is focused on recognizing and developing exceptional leaders.

Culture on the Mend

Three students from Indiana State’s athletic training program work to make the athletic training room a more welcoming space for LGBTQ staff and students.

NCAA inclusion office to recognize current and former basketball coaches

NCAA inclusion office will recognize current/former basketball coaches during the Men's and Women's Final Four weekends. The honorees are NCAA and local coaches.

NCAA announces school nominees for 2015 Woman of the Year

NCAA member colleges and universities have nominated 480 female student-athletes – the most ever in the history of the program – for the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Advocates for Athletics Equity and NCAA to host Achieving Coaches Excellence Program

AAE and NCAA host a career development opportunity for minority basketball coaches.

2021 NCAA Inclusion Forum

Registration is now open for the 2021 NCAA Inclusion Forum, to be held virtually June 2 – 4! Inspired by Civil Rights icons, award-winning author Maya Angelou and statesman John Lewis, this year’s theme is “A Vision for Change: Empowering Voices and Rising to Action.” Visit the 2021 NCAA Inclusion Forum Registration Webpage to register for this virtual event. Please note there will be no registration fee for the Inclusion Forum, but space is limited. Register early to ensure your spot.

Programming will focus on each of the office of inclusion’s five core areas of disability, international, LGBTQ, race/ethnicity and women. In addition, the Inclusion Forum will feature special sessions for student-athletes, presidents and chancellors and Athletics Diversity and Inclusion Designees (ADIDs) on Thursday, June 3.

The NCAA Inclusion Forum brings together higher education and intercollegiate athletics leaders and student-athletes passionate about improving the educational and professional environment for student-athletes, coaches and staff.

Programming will offer useful knowledge, engaging dialogue, and practical takeaways to empower participants’ efforts on equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives on their campuses.

Please contact the office of inclusion at odi@ncaa.org for more information about the 2021 NCAA Inclusion Forum.

Featured 2021 NCAA Inclusion Forum Keynotes:

Dr. Johnnetta Cole, President Emerita of Spelman College and Bennett College for Women, National Chair and Seventh President of the National Council of Negro Women
Caylin Moore, Rhodes Scholar and author of “A Dream Too Big: The Story of an Improbable Journey from Compton to Oxford”
Howard Ross, Founder and Principal Consultant of Cook Ross and author of “Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgements in Our Daily Lives”
  • Dr. Johnnetta Cole, President Emerita of Spelman College and Bennett College for Women, National Chair and Seventh President of the National Council of Negro Women
  • Caylin Moore, Rhodes Scholar and author of “A Dream Too Big: The Story of an Improbable Journey from Compton to Oxford”
  • Howard Ross, Founder and Principal Consultant of Cook Ross and author of “Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgements in Our Daily Lives”

Athlete’s advocacy leads the way for LGBTQ

Named after a fictional lawyer who stood up for what he believed in, Cornell’s Atticus DeProspo is following in similar footsteps.

NCAA membership gathers for 2014 Inclusion Forum

CWA and MOIC will maintain focus on existing emerging sports.

Coccia leaves a legacy of positive change

From building LGBTQ alliance to serving as student-body president, this Notre Dame fencer graduates this month a champion of social causes.

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