The Director of the Office of Institutional Equity and Access oversees the University’s affirmative action programs and monitors compliance with policies and laws which ensure equal opportunity for students, employees and applicants for employment or admission. She works with committees and departments throughout the University to design and implement programs to increase the diversity of the Yale Community. She also assists in the development and effective use of the University’s various grievance procedures.
graduate and professional students
Why do pronouns matter?
Pronouns are linguistic tools that we use to refer to people. In our efforts to respect the diverse identities of our communities, it is important to use the pronoun that people prefer when referring to them.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I share and ask?
“What pronouns do you use?” / “My name is ______ and my pronouns are ____, ____, and ____.” Practice alone or with others until it comes naturally!
Prisme LGBT+ in New Haven is the New Haven chapter of Prisme LGBT+, a non-profit registered in France whose mission is to educate the youth about queer identities at the local level. In New Haven and in France, our efforts go towards designing educational leaflets that we provide to schools as a free resource to their students. We also organize school awareness campaigns during which we offer workshops seeking to educate students about queer identities.