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March 2018 DEI Spotlight - Katee Cole

March 2018 DEI Spotlight

Name: Katee Cole

Preferred Pronoun: She/her/hers

Taubman College Affiliation/Title: Staff

Degree(s): B.B.A. 2009; M.S. Candidate 2020

Home Country: USA

Language(s) Spoken: English

Gender Identity: Female 

Racial Identity:  Caucasian

Favorite food:  Peanut Butter

Favorite book/author and why: Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs. I enjoy memoirs that capture narratives from people whose lives and upbringings deviated from social norms. It’s a reminder to think “bigger than your bubble.”

Favorite thing to do when not at TC: Be outside with my children!

Why is diversity, equity, and inclusion important to you? Diversity, equity, and inclusion is particularly important to me in this academic setting because if we as an institution can establish a diverse, equitable, and inclusive atmosphere for our students and constituents, we can then lay the groundwork for this to be carried on in the work they do out in the world. 

How have you helped advance diversity, equity, and inclusion at Taubman College? In planning several college events throughout the year, I get to have a direct impact on the student experience. I am working to make events a more inclusive experience for all attendees, which has been both challenging and rewarding, and has required a humble dedication to continued learning and growth.

Additional March 2018 Featured "I Am Taubman" Spotlights:

Ashish Bhandari. Ashley Bigham. Katee Cole. Jo-Anne Donfield. Emine Seda Kayim