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Diversity: connecting to each other

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Diversity: connecting to each other

  1. 1. Designing for Effective Change <br />
  2. 2. We are an “extra large” campus.<br />
  3. 3. One student differs from another.<br />
  4. 4. By gender, obviously.<br />
  5. 5. We live in separate social circles.<br />
  6. 6. A wide range of behaviors exists.<br />
  7. 7. Still, contrasting groups have united.<br />
  8. 8. People connect behind masks.<br />
  9. 9. They follow advice.<br />
  10. 10. But what if we need extensive training?<br />
  11. 11. Can we mesh opposing schools of thought?<br />
  12. 12. How do we detect misunderstandings?<br />
  13. 13. Can we avoid unforgivable actions?<br />George Bush Sr. <br />
  14. 14. How will we overcome these barriers?<br />Berlin Wall<br />
  15. 15. “The Thinker”, Auguste Rodin<br />First, be aware.<br />
  16. 16. “Hand with Reflecting Sphere”, M.C. Escher<br />Reflect on which assumptions are illusions.<br />
  17. 17. Watch our attitudes.<br />
  18. 18. Translate or repeat words.<br />
  19. 19. Talk.<br />
  20. 20. Use universally understood actions.<br />
  21. 21. Collaborate to share the reward.<br />
  22. 22. Ixtapaluca, Mexico<br />Avoid monotony.<br />
  23. 23. Carry each other’s burdens.<br />
  24. 24. NastiaLiukin<br />Finally, be flexible.<br />
  25. 25. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, longest bridge (to date)<br />Then, no distance will be too far.<br />
  26. 26. Will we travel to discover the connection?<br />
  27. 27. “You have a Friend in Me”<br />By Randy Newman<br />Performed by James “Calikokat”<br />

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