Student Affairs Staff Affinity Groups

Northwestern Black Professionals Network

Mission

The Northwestern University Black Professionals Network strives to build community through our shared experiences to foster open dialogue, leadership and mentorship that will improve the NU Black professional experience.

  • Membership: Full-time professional staff who identify as African American and/or Black
  • Contact:bpn@northwestern.edu

Engagement

Events include:

  • Journey Narrative Series
  • Colleague Connections
  • Leadership Workshops
  • after work socials and our monthly fellowship lunch

Northwestern Unidos: Latinx Professionals Coalition

Mission

Northwestern Unidos: Latinx Professionals Coalition provides a space for staff of Latin American ancestry or solidarity to develop opportunities for engagement as it relates to their professional experience at Northwestern University.

Engagement

General meetings and gatherings take place monthly on alternating 3rd Tuesday's or Wednesday's of the month during the lunch hour, with additional meeting as necessary to promote the objectives of the group. General meetings are open to all members.

LGBTQ+ Affinity Group

Mission

A group for Northwestern University LGBTQ+ faculty and staff to connect, network, and develop a sense of community and belonging on campus.

Engagement

Periodic in-person events are take place both on and off campus.