• Explore how sexual orientation and gender identity affect discrimination throughout the U.S. using our data visualizations.

  • Read CEE Executive Director Donald Tomaskovic-Devey’s interview with WalletHub on the most and least diverse states in the U.S.

  • How does sexual orientation or gender identity affect discrimination in the workplace? Find out more in our Diversity Reports.

  • Join us on Nov. 1 from 3-5pm in the Hadley Room (10th Floor Campus Center, UMass-Amherst) for the CEE Launch Celebration, as we set into action our mission to promote equitable diverse workspaces in Massachusetts and the nation.

Join Us for the CEE Launch Party on Nov. 1st!

The Center for Employment Equity celebrates its opening with a program introducing the UMass community to the potential for new research driven interventions to promote employment equity and prevent employment discrimination. 

The program includes comments by Jenny Yang, past Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Ellen Story, former state representative from Hampshire County and co-sponsor of Massachusetts Equal Pay Legislation, and Victoria Budson, the Executive Director of the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard University, and Enobong (Anna) Branch, Associate Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer. CEE staff will also make presentations on recent reports, our data portal and potential grant development support.

Join us for this celebration and reception by RSVP'ing here


The UMass Center for Employment Equity (CEE) conducts research on workplace equity, disseminating results widely to scholars, the public, policymakers, agencies, and the media. The Center for Employment Equity is committed to documenting progress, and when necessary regress, toward our shared national goals of equitable diverse workplaces. We provide scientifically careful analyses and curated data to the community of citizens, employers, and policy makers concerned with promoting equitable workplaces.