Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Diversity - The broad set of visible and invisible dimensions that encompass the many ways in which people, processes, and perspectives differ. Dimensions include but are not limited to: Abilities/Disabilities, Age, Culture, Education, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Expression, Gender Identity, Learning Styles, Military/Veteran Status, Race, Religion, Sexual Orientation, and Socioeconomic Status.
Equity - Equity results from ensuring that everyone has what they need to succeed. It includes identifying and removing personal and systemic barriers that limit the full participation of all individuals and groups.
Inclusion - The act of creating involvement, environments, and empowerment in which any individual or group can be and feel welcomed, respected, supported, and valued to fully participate.