DEAI

Announcing the 2020 DEAI Advisory Board

Please join me in congratulating the latest cohorts of the MCN Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion advisory board members! This year marks the third iteration of the advisory board since its inception (see Charter). New members this year will serve a two-year term (ending December 2021) working on various initiatives and projects that further diversity…

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Apply to serve on MCN’s DEAI Advisory Board (2020-2021 term)

We are recruiting 6 to 10 individuals to serve on the second year of our Advisory Board dedicated to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. RESPONSIBILITY Governed by a Charter, MCN’s DEAI Advisory Board is a consultative body made up of community members tasked with representing and advocating for the interests of the MCN community on…

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Announcing the 2019 DEAI Advisory Board

By MCN Board Member, Desi Gonzalez I’m thrilled to announce the 2019 MCN Advisory Board for diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion! The mission of MCN’s DEAI Advisory Board is to represent and advocate for the interests of the MCN community on these matters. We were overwhelmed by the support and enthusiasm for MCN’s new initiative…

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MCN’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, & Inclusion

  Post by MCN Board Member, Desi Gonzalez One of the things I’ve found to be special about the MCN community is that it’s made up of people who are genuinely interested in building inclusive museum technologies for diverse audiences. You can see this grassroots energy each year at the annual conference, where sessions titles…

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Announcing MCN 2019-2021 Strategic Plan: Achieving impact through inclusion, innovation, and community building

  Updated mission and vision statements, summer 2018 To grow the digital capacity of museum professionals by connecting them to ideas, information, opportunities, proven practices, and each other. A world in which all museums are empowered digitally to achieve their missions.   We’re pleased to announce MCN’s new three-year strategic plan (2019-2021), which was developed…

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Pronoun stickers at MCN 2016

Guest post by Nikhil Trivedi At MCN this year we had pronoun stickers (along with lots of other fun stickers!) that attendees could optionally add to their name badges. I’d like to share some background of this sort of thing at conferences, what sort of thinking went around our stickers, and how I had them…

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