Kognito Forms Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Group for Higher Education
New York, NY – Kognito today announced the creation of its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Group to assist in the development of an upcoming DEI program. The advisory group will provide thought leadership from a diverse set of backgrounds, experience, and knowledge, to shape the key goals and direction of the program.
“We are thrilled that this group has decided to lend their talent and experience to advising Kognito on how best to use our one-of-a kind simulated practice scenarios to further the work already being done on campuses across the country,” said Kimberly Wieland, Head of Education Products at Kognito. “We are dedicated to working with our partners to foster the open dialogue, active listening, and receptivity to continual learning that create a sense of belonging for all.”
Members of the Kognito DEI Advisory Group include:
- Brent Lewis, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, James Madison University
- Jenn Wells, Director of Equity & Inclusion, Marlborough School
- Craig Elliott, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Assistant Professor, Samuel Merritt University
- Shawna Patterson-Stephens, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Rosalie M. Rodriguez, Senior Associate Dean of Students for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Director of the Butler Center, Colorado College
- Danny Mathews, Gender & Sexuality Center Director, Carleton College
- Georgianna L. Martin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Counseling & Human Development Services, University of Georgia
Kognito’s upcoming DEI program will use unique practice scenarios with virtual humans to cultivate inclusive campus environments where faculty, staff, and students feel seen, heard, valued, and affirmed. The program is set to release by the end of 2021.
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Kognito is a company dedicated to measurably improving social, emotional, and physical health. Kognito simulations have been lauded as an innovative approach to training, moving from compliance and knowledge acquisition to attitudinal and behavioral change through social and emotional engagement.