Partake in the quick read from AURP CEO, Brian Darmody, sharing knowledge gained, experiences happening, and opportunities for partnership. Since 1986, AURP has been the pioneer guiding leaders to cultivate communities of innovation at global anchor institutions such as universities, municipalities, federal labs, and corporations.
AURP Response to Protests
Dear AURP Members and Innovation Community,
Our global community is grieving the hurtful and destructive acts that have resulted in the senseless killing of George Floyd in Minnesota. We recognize the impact of these and other racial injustices and acknowledge the hurt amongst all communities. AURP stands as a beacon of hope in support of peaceful protests and the actions needed to address societal inequalities.
Innovation and science sees no color, religion, gender, or ethnic backgrounds. Together, supporting one another, our global community of innovation is stronger as a united fabric woven from varied experiences, circumstances, and viewpoints. Inclusion and diversity create a phenomena of change; a catalyst for a better society.
Both Covid-19 shelter in place and the recent protests are stressing our communities in ways unimagined. Innovation and economic growth can support inclusive outreach. AURP members and the communities represented are THE CHANGEMAKERS.
United, let’s lead the change. Vote, continue to support diversity and inclusion in your community, and let your voice be heard.