ACHE Webinar Series: Yasmeen Mayes
"Co-creating Effective DEIB Strategies for Sustainable Progress"
Yasmeen Mayes, Program Manager and Co-chair of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion; Program Manager, Alumni Relations and Engagement Drexel University LeBow College of Business
In this DEIB professional development workshop, participants will learn more about effective
principles for co-creating sustainable progress within the context of institutional DEIB efforts.
This session will explore the importance of stakeholder engagement at all levels of an
organization and personal reflection to activate and inspire change. Participants will walk away
with tools for advancing purposeful leadership and strategies for broad engagement that have
Yasmeen Mayes is co-chair of the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Action Group and
program manager of alumni relations and engagement at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. She was appointed co-chair by the dean and provides leadership for implementing recommendations in the college-wide DEI strategy, overseeing the areas of recruitment and retention, learning and professional development, curriculum and research, transparency, and accountability, and developing an inclusive culture.
Yasmeen has been at the helm of impact-driven institutional DEI initiatives, including launching the first identity-based alumni affinity group at LeBow, and engaging students, faculty, professional staff, and external stakeholders in programming, professional development and other engagement opportunities that support the college’s strategic plan. Yasmeen earned her B.S. in Communication from Drexel University and is currently pursuing her M.S. in Higher Education Leadership from Drexel University’s School of Education.