Ethnic Hair Presentation

September 21, 2023 at 4 p.m.


This event is part of WVU’s 26th Annual Diversity WeekWVU’s annual Diversity Week endeavors to promote celebration, education and understanding of different identities, and experiences present on our campuses. Its aim is to create an atmosphere that provides the WVU community, including students, faculty and staff, the opportunity to explore different cultures, engage in discussions that bring new perspectives, and celebrate the presence of, and contributions made by, people of all identities and experiences.Learn more about Diversity Week here: purpose of this presentation is to discuss the importance of not discriminating against patients as well as health care workers with natural hair. We will also discuss the issue of hair products in the healthcare facilities being based towards Caucasian hair and not African American or other ethnic types of hair as well as discussing what we can do to navigate this.Diversity Week is made possible by WVU Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

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West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA

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