Comparing Relevant Equity Advisor Tools to Empower (CREATE)

Learning across the University of California about our best practices for systemic change with equity advisors and other equity leaders

Aims of CREATE:

  • Translate inclusive excellence strategies into demonstrative systemic change for diversity, equity and inclusion
  • extend an equity advisor model as an effective leaver for change in earlier pathways to the professoriate
  • Promote holistic and meaningful measures of climate
  • Enhance the accountability of institutions for inclusive excellence through their equity advisors, programming, cultural consciousness, and best practices for change

CREATE Program

CREATE Program

Hybrid Symposium - held April 27, 2022

The symposium offered virtual and in-person attendance options, including equity advisors and other equity leaders from all 10 campuses and the University of California Office of the President.

CREATE SEA Change Forums

The Office of Inclusive Excellence will host a series of forums to continue conversations system-wide about the change process, implementing SEA Change, and equity advisor contributions to the SEA Change priorities. Click to learn more about speakers and links to readings and event materials.


April 27 Symposium



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CREATE Program



February 2, 2023 @ 11:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

CREATE SEA Change Forum featuring Professor Lisa Laskow Lahey, from Harvard University, examining immunity to change.

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February 15, 2023 @ 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - virtual session

CREATE SEA Change Forum on "Metrics and Mentoring" - tackling two independent themes with the Power of 10 from projects across UC

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March 2, 2023 @ 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - virtual session

CREATE SEA Change Forum on "What's Next?"- taking a deeper dive and sharing strategies for planning and implementing effective SEA Change action plans, includes shared learning breakout conversations and tools.

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If you have questions about the forums or would like to volunteer your site potentially to co-host: Please contact the Office of Inclusive Excellence, Subject line: UCI CREATE forums at:


Wednesday, Apr 27, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm