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DEI Workshop with Shawn Maxam, Princeton University


Inclusive Leadership and Innovation: Inclusion enhances the creativity and problem-solving effectiveness of diverse teams and is a catalysis for innovation. This workshop will provide a brief overview of strategies and best practices for inclusive leadership to support recruitment, mentoring and research. 


Shawn Maxam is Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion. In this role, he leads strategic partnerships and projects associated with campus climate, academic departments, data analysis, and history and sense of place, among others. Shawn joined the Provost Office in 2016 as an Assistant Director. He previously served as the Prevention Coordinator for Men’s Initiatives in Princeton’s University Health Services from 2014 to 2016. Shawn is deeply committed to board service and educational non-profits. He serves as a trustee for the Princeton-Blairstown Center and the Lawrence Township Education Fund. Shawn earned his BFA from Long Island University and two Masters degrees from Bryn Mawr College in Social Service and Law & Social Policy.

    • 12:30 PM 1:30 PM
      DEI Workshop with Shawm Maxam, Princeton University 1h
      Speaker: Shawn Maxam (Princeton University)
      • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 10m

        The benefits of diverse and inclusive teams for research and innovation

      • Inclusive Leadership 10m

        A framework for expressing our DEI values

      • The Science of Implicit Bias 10m

        Examples within academia

      • Strategies and Best Practices 10m
      • Discussion 20m