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Diversity Programs in Engineering

One College, Many Constituencies

The Diversity Programs in Engineering (DPE) office is responsible for fostering a vision of diversity and inclusion reflective of the College of Engineering's strategic plan. Our work enables full participation of all members of our community from every background and culture. We aim for all engineers to thrive and succeed at Cornell University.

DPE Includes You!

No matter who you are there are several ways to engage in DPE programs and contribute to the diverse Cornell Engineering community.

Choose how you want to get in involved!

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Prospective Students & Outreach

The best way to learn about Cornell Engineering is to come to campus and experience what Cornell has to offer. Whether you're just starting to think about college or have your graduate school acceptance letter in hand, DPE offers opportunities for you to get to know our programs and campus.

Professor Mark E. Lewis, Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Faculty Development

Faculty & Academic Career Development

Women and underrepresented students are more likely to become professors themselves when they learn from diverse faculty. See how DPE works to enhance faculty recruitment and provide opportunities for academic career advancement at Cornell Engineering.

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Corporate, Foundation, and Alumni Partners

We are able to accomplish our goals through generous financial and in-kind support from corporate, foundation, and alumni partners and through strategic relationships with other organizational partners. Learn how you can partner with DPE.