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Diversity and Inclusion

The Wisconsin Experience is for everyone.

UW–Madison wouldn’t be the world-class institution we love without the full range of cultural, social, and personal identities that our students, staff, and alumni bring. Celebrate the diversity that makes the UW such a vibrant place — and help us ensure that every Badger feels included and valued.

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News & Updates

Ryan Young

A Two-Spirit Artist

Ryan Young identifies as gender nonbinary, or “two-spirit” in the Ojibwe tradition. Young’s multimedia art celebrates that identity.

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Sylvestra Ramirez

Falling into Entrepreneurship

A nasty fall in childhood got Sylvestra Ramirez interested in physical therapy. An intense persistence helped her overcome obstacles to open Milwaukee’s first bilingual clinic.

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Rosa Thompson

Meet Rosa Thompson MS’14

Rosa Thompson MS’14, teacher and founder of the Black Girl Magic Conference, is finding new ways to keep her students connected during tough times. We’re proud of Thompson — and all teachers — for her hard work and passion.

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Ashley Lee ’11

Bold Leadership

After earning her UW degree, Ashley Lee returned to the community she grew up in with a simple goal: affect change.

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