BBE undergraduates recognized at CSE DEI Leadership Showcase

April 04, 2022
Alli Graper, left, and Sarah Kinney, right, hold up their certificate awards recongizing their achievement.
Alli Graper, left, and Sarah Kinney, right, attend the CSE DEI Leadership Showcase.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Showcase

The 2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Leadership Showcase awards recognize the many DEI-focused student contributions in the areas of student advocacy, volunteer work, and engagement that have a positive impact on CSE, the University, and the Twin Cities communities through DEI initiatives.

Event highlights

The goal of this program is to highlight the many campus contributions of individuals who actively contribute to a positive and more equitable College of Science and and Engineering climate through diversity, equity, and inclusion events, programming, and volunteer work.

In addition to celebrating scholarship recipients, and award recipients and their nominators, the event is an excellent opportunity to network with: 

  • Industry professionals
  • Student representatives from various STEM identity-based organizations 
  • University of Minnesota and College of Science and Engineering professionals

CSE Engagement Award
This award recognizes a CSE undergraduate student who has consistently engaged with DEI efforts in pursuit of a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive climate within the College of Science and Engineering. Alli Graper is recognized as a finalist of this award. 

STEM Role Model of the Year Award
This award recognizes an undergraduate student who has served in either an official or unofficial capacity as a mentor, role model, or guide to the University of Minnesota community. Sarah Kinney is recognized as a finalist of this award.