many hands coming together in a circle as fist bumps Diversity places a spotlight on the unique characteristics, strengths and traits embodied within the broad spectrum of individuals who work for the company. (Photo: Shutterstock)

For three decades, I have participated in, led, and taught workplace diversity initiatives. The evolution from diversity to diversity & inclusion (D&I) to diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) has been fascinating to witness. Tremendous strides have been made as DEI continues to open doors and create a healthier, happier and higher-performing workforce.

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