by Cristina Deptula
UC Davis’ biomedical engineering (BME) department recognizes graduate student Caitlin Banks for her diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) advocacy.
“I was aware there was injustice in society before, but it was really George Floyd’s murder that inspired me to get involved in DEI work. That, and also what happened to Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery,” she says.
Advocacy Within and Beyond the Department