Using intersectional experience and excellence to build and sustain for the public good and to bring together wide-ranging initiatives to advance knowledge and inspire engaged citizenship around the world.

Message from the Director, Siobhan Byrne

Welcome to the new Institute for Intersectionality Studies (IIS) at the University of Alberta! IIS is an interdisciplinary hub devoted to advancing and mobilizing intersectional approaches to research, teaching, policy, and practice.

From addressing gender-based violence to improving employment access and enhancing youth mental health, the IIS community is exploring timely, context-specific, and actionable pathways to change.  [Read more...]

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Snakes and Ladders Graduate Mentoring Collective for Racialized Students

Returning in January 2024!

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We are currently looking for people for our committees.

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