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Diversity Fest 2020

26 - 30 October 2020
12:30pm - 7:00pm
Online
Collage of words relating to intersectionality: privelege, discrimination, age, race, culture, class, gender, sexuality, ability
A week-long celebration, bringing students and staff together to embrace the diversity of our community and ignite broader conversations.

 

Diversity Fest is a week-long celebration, bringing students and staff together to embrace the diversity of our community and ignite broader conversations about how we can foster a more inclusive society, where everyone can participate. The program features contributions from students, staff and alumni from all parts of the UNSW community.

Over 40 free events are offered throughout the week including panel discussions, workshops, film screenings, art exhibitions and live performances. Below are some highlights of the festival program.

View the complete program of events

Events

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26 - 30 Oct 12:00am 11:45pm
The 12th edition of the film festival, which reflects the lived experience of people with disability, is now an online experience! Open captioned and audio described versions are available.
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26 - 30 Oct 12:00am 11:45pm
The Australian premiere of the incredible story of Walter L Perry’s determination to put on a celebration that would transcend divisions of race and class.
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26 - 30 Oct 6:00pm 2:00pm
Courageous women doing business differently, a revolution in the making, sisters doing it for themselves, and a cuppa and a yarn.
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28 Oct 12:00pm 1:00pm
How far has diversity and inclusion come in STEMM, and what needs to be done to continue to make positive steps into the future?
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28 Oct 1:00pm 2:00pm
Hear the inspirational stories of our own students and staff, who will share their lived experiences of navigating through life's challenges.
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28 Oct Past event
An interactive discussion on the process of creating meaning around inclusion and disability through feminist self-portraits.
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29 Oct 6:00pm 8:00pm
A special performance and conversation with Sydney R&B Soul artist Mi-kaisha.

Past Events

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26 Oct Past event
A dynamic, interactive live musical peformance that speaks to connection, belonging and the importance of place to our identity.
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27 Oct Past event
An online space to come together to weave with nature based materials, share stories and un-weave our cultural misconceptions.