At the Feng Group, we are dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We believe that our research and problem-solving abilities are strengthened by embracing a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.
Our core values include:
1. Celebrating diversity: We support a diverse community of researchers, recognizing that our strength lies in the unique contributions of each individual.
2. Encouraging inclusivity: We foster an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome, respected, and valued, regardless of their background or identity.
3. Promoting equity: We commit to ensuring fairness and equal treatment for all community members and addressing any barriers they may face.
We actively collaborate with the broader Duke University community and the engineering field to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion for everyone, including first-generation students, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people from underrepresented backgrounds. We recognize the unique challenges that first-generation students may face and are dedicated to providing mentorship, guidance, and resources to help them succeed in their academic and professional pursuits. We welcome suggestions, concerns, or questions related to these values within our group.
Duke University Resources:
1. Office for Institutional Equity (OIE): https://oie.duke.edu/
2. Duke Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (CSGD): https://studentaffairs.duke.edu/csgd
3. Duke Diversity & Inclusion: https://gradschool.duke.edu/about/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/
4. DukeLIFE (Lower-Income, First-Generation Engagement): https://dukelife.duke.edu/
5. Duke's Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA): https://studentaffairs.duke.edu/cma