Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group

Mission Statement

The mission of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group (DEIWG) is to foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and cultural competence in order to attract, retain, and support diverse community members, foster an environment that promotes excellence and learning, and enrich the individual and collective learning and work experience. The Working Group will endeavor to achieve these aims through inclusive and collaborative programming, research and information-sharing, and advice to the College.

Launch Office of Student Services: Diversity & Inclusion

Fairuz Abdullah, Director of Employer Relations
Joshua Arrayales, 2L
Clark Freshman, Professor of Law
Thalia Gonzalez, Professor of Law
Grace Hum, Dean of Students
Sia Hunkin, 3L
Elizabeth McGriff ’96, Director of LEOP and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisor
Prashanthi Manoharan, 2L
Ascanio Piomelli, Professor of Law
Morris Ratner, Provost & Academic Dean and Professor of Law
Annie Rosenthal, Associate Director of CARE
Samuel Ruby, 3L

Chair of the Working Group: Mario Ernesto Lopez ’15, Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Initiatives


This presentation, delivered on Friday March 22, 2019, was the first in the “Diversity in Legal Thought & Practice” speaker series launched by the UC Law SF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group, co-sponsored by the Legal Education Opportunity Program, Racial Justice Center, and LexLab.

Presentation at UC Law SF by Adelmise Rosemé Warner ‘01, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at SiriusXM and Pandora.

Professor Phillips, Professor Bookey and Brynna Bolt discussed the findings of their report—A Journey of Hope: Haitian Women’s Migration to Tapachula, Mexico—and ongoing advocacy efforts to ensure the human rights of Black migrants in their quest for safety and dignity. This presentations took place on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

1st Generation Student, Faculty, Staff and Alumni Panel Fall 2020

DEWIG Members

Mario Ernesto Lopez ’15

Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
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Morris Ratner

Provost & Academic Dean, Professor of Law
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Elizabeth McGriff ’96

Director of the Legal Education Opportunity Program (LEOP)
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Manoj Viswanathan

Harry and Lillian Hastings Research Chair, Professor of Law, and Co-Director, UC Law SF Center on Tax Law
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Hiromi “Mei” Cooley

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
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Annie Rosenthal

Associate Director of CARE, MSW, she/her/hers
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Chimène Keitner

Alfred and Hanna Fromm Professor of International Law
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Fairuz Abdullah

Director of Employer Relations
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