Instructor: Bethany Hamamoto

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Bethany Hamamoto is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Analyst at the University of Washington. She earned undergraduate and Master's degrees from the University of Washington with a focus on public administration and policy implementation. Her work experience ranges from biotechnology to higher education in roles including Division Director and Human Resources Manager/Administrator.

Bethany utilizes more than ten years of human resources experience, policy knowledge, and proven analytical skills to conduct workforce data analysis. Bethany also brings her singular expertise to developing and delivering DEI-related courses and trainings for University of Washington Professional and Organizational Development and chairs the UWHR Community of Practice Diversity Committee representing over 400 Human Resources and DEI practitioners. Her courses and trainings focus on topics including intersectionality, inclusive language, turning data-informed policy into practice, workforce retention, legislative tracking, and conversations on race and diversity in the workplace.

She identifies gaps, anomalies and trends through writing and publishing the annual University of Washington Staff Demographic Baseline Report. Most recently, she has been a lead developer and facilitator for the UW BIPOC Staff Development Program pilot.

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