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InclusiveVT Insights

Inclusive VT Insights are micro-learning modules available to all Virginia Tech Hokies, anytime, anywhere.

Each micro-video speaks to a diversity and inclusion topic. Many include a companion discussion guide for small group work.

Facilitate a discussion in your area. Use these general discussion guidelines to get started.

InclusiveVT Insights

InclusiveVT Topics:

Alicia Cohen, Director of Diversity Programs

Discussion Guide:  How can I be an ally?

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Mark Nichols, Senior Director of Universal Design and Accessible Technologies

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Menah Pratt-Clarke, Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Diversity

Discussion Guide: How do I make the Ut Prosim Difference?

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Mark Nichols, Senior Director of Universal Design and Accessible Technologies, and Christa Miller, Director of Inclusive Media Design

Discussion Guide: How can I start making accessible content?

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Lia Kelinsky-Jones, Doctoral Candidate, and Mingzhi Li, Assistant Director for International Student Programs

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Michele Deramo, Assistant Provost for Diversity Education

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Ashleigh “Bing” Bingham, Director of the LGBTQ+ Resource Center

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Reese Ramos, Ombuds

Discussion Guide: How do I have difficult conversations?

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Avery Bakely, Professional and Organizational Development Specialist

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Najla Mouchrek, Program Director for Interfaith Leadership and Holistic Development

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Henry Yampolsky, Assistant Director for Education, Outreach, and Conflict Resolution, Equity and Accessiblity

Discussion Guide: How do we practice active listening?

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Byron Hughes, Dean of Students

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Christa Miller, Director of Inclusive Media Design  

Discussion Guide: What is disability and is it diversity?

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Michele C. Deramo, Assistant Provost for Diversity Education

Discussion Guide: What is diversity and inclusion at Virginia Tech?

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Jill Sible, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor in Biological Sciences

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Elsie Paredes, Associate Director of the Language and Culture Institute and Director of Advantage VT

Discussion Guide: What is intercultural competence? 

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President Tim Sands

Discussion Guide: Why is diversity and inclusion important to Virginia Tech? 

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