Staff Diversity Initiatives

Staff Diversity Initiatives (SDI) engages staff and management to ensure staff diversity throughout the campus at all levels of employment, fosters an inclusive workplace environment with a welcoming climate, and links staff diversity efforts to the public mission of the University in support of a holistic vision for the campus.


104 California Hall #1508
Berkeley, CA 94720-1508

Sidalia (Sid) Reel, Ed.D.
Phone: (510) 643-2846

What's New?

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NEW Staff Diversity Initiatives Resource Guide

Easy access to 9 categories of staff resources - from health and welfare and confidential support to employment issues and career development services

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2019 NOW Conference: Call for Proposals

Submit a proposal to present a workshop at the 2019 Next Opportunity at Work (NOW) Conference

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Check out highlights from our 2018 NOW Conference

Next Opportunity at Work Conference (NOW Conference) for UC Berkeley staff. The all-day conference is designed to support staff career development through inspiring keynote speakers, concurrent workshops, and career planning resources.

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Grow Your Career!

Here at UC Berkeley, we value your growth and development throughout your career journey. Our focus on the Learning & Development Team is to ensure that we are giving you growth and development opportunities at one of the top public universities in the world. Check out what we have to offer!

SDI Resource Guide

NEW! Staff Diversity Initiatives Resource Guide