In My Shoes: A DEI innovation in Athletics

Ed Silva, Men’s Basketball Coach and the Interim Associate Vice Provost for Community, Equity, & Diversity, wanted to build empathy among teammates based on their shared experiences. Here he shares more about the project and how he sees potential to expand it in the future.

Q: Tell us about the In My Shoes project. What prompted you to start it?


Q: How did your student athletes respond?


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