EDIA Committee

The Faculty of Engineering Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (EDIA) committee functions to assist and enable the Faculty of Engineering to develop, implement and support action, policies, practices and activities that promote and sustain equity, diversity and inclusions among our community of faculty, staff, students and volunteers.

Our activities broadly fall within the following areas:

  • Strengthening community partnerships and pathways 
  • Fostering an accessible and inclusive campus 
  • Promoting diverse and inclusive curriculum & research

To contact the EDIA committee, email engineering.edia@dal.ca

Current EDIA Committee Members :

Name  Affiliation  Email
Kate Hide (Chair) Dept. of Mechanical Engineering kate.hide@dal.ca
Sherida Hassanali (AD-EDIA) Dean’s Office, Faculty of Engineering sherida.hassanali@dal.ca
Dr. Amina Stoddart Dept. of Civil and Resource Engineering amina.stoddart@dal.ca
Dr. Clifton Johnston Dept. of Mechanical Engineering clifton.johnston@dal.ca
Dr. Ghada Koleilat  Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering ghada.koleilat@dal.ca
Karyn Hemsworth
Dean’s Office, Faculty of Engineering
Dr Locke Davenport-Huyer School of Biomedical Engineering l.davenporthuyer@dal.ca
Dr. Noreen Kamal Dept. of Industrial Engineering noreen.kamal@dal.ca
Dr. Wendy Gentleman Dept. of Engineering Math and Internet Working wendy.gentleman@dal.ca
Natalie Broomfield
Student Representative: DUES natalie.broomfield@dal.ca
Rowan Natasha Pratt Student Representative: Jack.orgDalEng, EngiQueers rowan@dal.ca
TBA Student Representative: Dalhousie Women in Engineering dalhousiewie@gmail.com