Chapter Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives

The Panhellenic community will only see improvements with collective efforts between and within chapters. We would like to recognize actions being taken by UCLA Panhellenic chapters below:

Alpha Chi Omega

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy

Recommendation Policy: Recommendation letters not required but still accepted 

 

Leadership: Vice President of DEI with DEI Committee

Other Initiatives:

  • Implicit bias education prior to recruitment

  • Quarterly mandatory attendance DEI workshops 

  • Biweekly chapter discussions

EDI Point of Contact: 

axo.alphapsi.vpdei@gmail.com

Alpha Delta Chi

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Leadership: EDI Chair

Other Initiatives:

  • Creating spaces for discussion of EDI related matters

  • Financial transparency

  • Reaching out to fellow Greek Councils and student orgs

EDI Point of Contact:

lvanderpool2020@gmail.com

Alpha Delta Pi

 

Legacy Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Recommendation Policy: Recommendation letters not required but still accepted

 

Leadership: Elected EDI Director and appointed Inclusion Specialist

 

Other Initiatives:

  • ​​Weekly EDI book club

  • Quarterly EDI newsletter promoting inclusive media practices

  • Implicit Bias Training prior to recruitment

  • Chapter meetings with EDI speakers and discussions

EDI Point of Contact: 

adpibruins.di@gmail.com

Alpha Gamma Delta

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Leadership: 2 EDI Directors and Advisors for each Executive Board position

 

Other Initiatives:

  • ​​Implicit Bias Training prior to recruitment

  • Town Halls/group discussions at weekly chapter meetings

  • Weekly resources distributed to members

Demographic Report: 

Collected Fall 2020

EDI Point of Contact: 

tkburnett00@gmail.com, kjaskarpour@gmail.com

Alpha Phi

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy:  Recommendation letters not required but still accepted

 

Leadership: Vice President DEI and Action Committee

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Book/Film Club

  • Implicit biases discussions

  • Resources page for social justice issues

EDI Point of Contact: 

helenstruble@g.UCLA.edu, rainabhargava@g.UCLA.edu

Delta Gamma

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Leadership: EDI Representative and EDI Committee

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Providing virtual educational courses for all members on implicit bias, white privilege, and microaggressions

  • DG Dialogues, discussing EDI-related topics

EDI Point of Contact: 

annajlockhart@gmail.com

Chi Omega

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Recommendation letters not required but still accepted

 

Leadership: EDI Chair and EDI Committee

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Chapter discussions with various speakers throughout the quarter

  • Book/Film Club

  • Monthly EDI related newsletter

EDI Point of Contact: 

chio.gammabeta.deisisterhood@gmail.com

Gamma Phi Beta

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Leadership: BEDI Chairwoman, 2 BEDI assistants, and an Inclusion committee

 

Other Initiatives:

  • EDI education​​ and workshops prior to recruitment

  • Book/Film Club

  • Expanding philanthropy to better serve women of color

EDI Point of Contact: 

meerabhagat01@gmail.com

Kappa Alpha Theta

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Leadership: DEI Officer Position and EDI Committee

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Educational events with BIPOC female CEO

  • Book/Film Club

  • Monthly newsletter and discussions

EDI Point of Contact: 

emenwoko@gmail.com, decampfield@gmail.com, gracejordan01@gmail.com

Kappa Delta

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Recommendation Policy: Recommendation letters not required but still accepted

Leadership: EDI Advisors for each Executive Board Position

 

Other Initiatives:

  • EDI educational workshops

  • Weekly meetings addressing EDI issues

  • Improved financial transparency

EDI Point of Contact:

kd.edic.ucla@gmail.com

Kappa Kappa Gamma

 

Legacy Policy: Removed/does not have policy 

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Leadership: DEI Chair and EDI Committee 

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Implicit Biases training prior to recruitment

  • Improved media presence for diverse representation

  • Open conversation about EDI during Impact Round

EDI Point of Contact: 

michaela.anderson123@gmail.com

Phi Sigma Rho

 

Legacy Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Recommendation Policy: Removed/does not have policy

 

Leadership: 2 EDI Representatives and EDI Committee

 

Other Initiatives:

  • Pledge towards financial transparency

  • Improved reporting process available to PNMs during recruitment

  • Weekly chapter discussions

EDI Point of Contact: 

edi.phirhobruins@gmail.com

Pi Beta Phi

 

Legacy Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

Recommendation Policy: Reviewing bylaws/working with nationals 

 

Leadership: DEI Director and DEI Committee

 

Other Initiatives:

  • EDI education prior to recruitment and during chapter meetings

  • Implicit biases, exploring identity, and power & privilege training

  • Book/Film Club

EDI Point of Contact: 

cadeltaddi@gmail.com