Soumia Akachar, Alison Woodward, and Karen Celis participated in the launch of RHEA, the VUB Center of Expertise Gender, Diversity and Intersectionality (Wednesday April 1st). The launch consisted of a public lecture by Zihni Özdil of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam on "diversity beyond tolerance" and a debate with colleagues working on diversity and gender, among which Soumia Akachar and Alison Woodward. Yasmine Kherbache of the social-democratic party sp.a. also joined the debate. Karen Celis, co-director of RHEA, moderated the debate.