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Please feel free to contact us with questions or concerns regarding our policies:  nanotech-infrastructure-future@lists.stanford.edu 

Sexual Harassment Policy

The NNCI complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its regulations and guidelines. Additionally, the NNCI has policies in place that address sexual harassment, other forms of harassment, and sexual assault, that include clear and accessible means of reporting violations of the policy or code-of-conduct.

The NNCI does not tolerate sexual harassment, or harassment of any kind, within our network community or anywhere NNCI business is conducted.  The organization strives to eliminate discrimination on the basis of sex, which includes sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, stalking, and other forms of sexual misconduct. Where such sexual misconduct has occurred, the NNCI will act to stop the misconduct, prevent its recurrence, and discipline and/or take other appropriate action against those responsible. Such complaints are covered under the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000e), as amended in 1991, which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin.  This policy also applies to violations of NNCI directives or court orders and acts of intimidation or retaliation relating to the aforementioned conduct or allegations of such conduct. 

If you become aware of a harassment issue, including a complaint of sexual harassment, wherever the issue occurred, you should contact our representative immediately. After you convey a complaint and if you do not receive an acknowledgement within 48 hours, please follow up to ensure we have received your communication. If in doubt, reach out. Do not be afraid to speak up.

NNCI Statement of Diversity

The NNCI embraces diversity and welcomes, recruits, educates, employs, serves, and engages a diverse group of users, students, faculty, and staff with a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, interests, and talents, creating a community of teachers, learners, and researchers that exemplifies the best in all of us – in our intellectual pursuits, our diversity of thought, our personal integrity, and our commitment to excellence.  We believe that diversity includes the individual differences among people, including:

Appearance or personal characteristics

Gender

Gender identity or expression

Sexual orientation

Marital status

Social, racial, or ethnic backgrounds

National origin and nationality

Language

Socioeconomic class

Economic circumstances

Religion or beliefs

Moral and ethical values

Philosophical outlooks

Political affiliation and opinion

Disabilities or handicaps

Pregnancy and maternity

Paternity

Physical health, mental health, and medical history

Genetic information

Veteran status

Age

Life experiences

All of these characteristics, both singularly and in combination, contribute to the richness of the NNCI community.

This statement is inspired by the Georgia Tech Strategic Plan