2018 Tri Awards Roundtable participants

Every year the Equity and Human Rights Offices recognize individuals and groups that are working toward making Queen鈥檚 a more inclusive and welcoming place.

The annual Tri-Awards (accessibility, equity, human rights) not only celebrate the achievements of Queen鈥檚 community members in the areas of employment equity, human rights, and accessibility but also reinforce the importance of the work being done.

Pictured: Tianna Edwards speaks during a Tri-Awards round-table discussion that included, from second left, Mia Berloni, Kandice Baptiste, Nirosha Balakumar and Lee Airton.

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Impact Award

The Division of Student Affairs has established an  for students who have demonstrated their commitment to furthering an understanding of different identities on campus. The award builds on the division鈥檚 annual awards program that includes the Peer Leadership and Brian Yealland Community Leadership Awards.

Recipients of the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Impact Award can be individuals or groups who have demonstrated involvement in, and a commitment to, social justice causes that impact the Queen鈥檚 community on a broad or small scale. Their contributions will reflect efforts to furthering an understanding of the interplay and intersections among different identities on campus.

Pictured: The 2018 recipients of the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Impact Award were Aniqa Mazumder (Artsci'18) and Xin Sun (Artsci鈥18).

Aniqa Mazumder and Xin Sun

Accessibility Award

[James McNutt]

Established in 2008, the recognizes the contributions of faculty, staff, and students towards advancing accessibility for persons with disabilities at Queen鈥檚.

The Queen's Accessibility Committee in partnership with Accessibility Queen鈥檚 named the Award in honour of Steve Cutway, a long-serving employee of Queen鈥檚, who dedicated himself to advancing accessibility at the university.

Pictured: For his efforts in highlighting the importance of accessibility at Queen's, .

Employment Equity Award

Established in 2011, the is given annually to recognize and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups, or organizations that through their ongoing diligence and commitment, are going above and beyond legislated requirements or their institutional mandate, thereby helping Queen's become a truly representative and inclusive workplace.

Pictured: Sheila Devine, former associate vice-principal (Faculty Relations), received the 2016 Employment Equity Award. During her time at Queen's, .

[Sheila Devine]

Human Rights Initiative Award

[Diane Kelly]

The is given annually in recognition of initiatives that have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of equality and human rights at Queen's.

Pictured: , built positive and inclusive relationships during her career as Queen's legal counsel.

Robert Sutherland Prize

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The is awarded annually by the Alma Mater Society to a self-defined student of colour who has shown leadership and initiative at Queen鈥檚 in the areas of anti-racism and anti-oppression in the aim of creating a more inclusive ca