Charge Description

  • Cultivate diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging awareness skills
  • Coordinate across Academy committees and councils to promote diversity, inclusion, equity, and multicultural competencies
  • Identify priorities and initiatives for the Academy
  • Develop opportunities for increased engagement in organizational activities by audiologists from underrepresented groups
  • Cultivate a welcoming environment that values diversity of people and perspectives in approaching the activities of the DEI Committee.


  • Rupa Balachandran, PhD
  • Henry Botzum, AuD
  • Sonia Cuero, AuD
  • Deyanira Gonzalez, AuD
  • Anastasia Grindle, AuD
  • Haley Lanoue, AuD
  • Srikanta Mishra, PhD
  • Ethan Platt, AuD
  • Scott Seeman, PhD
  • Viral D. Tejani, AuD, PhD
  • Sandy Yu, AuD