Diversity Statement

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  • Diversity Statement

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    Living in India gave me ample opportunity to taste diversity in myriad ways. I lived a traveler’s life because my father was in the Air Force, which required us to constantly change cities. I have changed half a dozen schools before finally, graduating. This remains a fond and vivid experience where I lived with people from diverse cultural backgrounds ranging from the Kannada Brahmins of Southern India to the tribal people of Nagaland in Far East. Adventure sports in the Himalayan range coupled

  • Diversity Statement - African American

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    Diversity Statement - African American   When people hear the word 'diversity', they often think in terms of black and white. I believe the true meaning of diversity is not simply about skin color, economic background or the face value of any other characteristic, rather it is the increased knowledge and sensitivity gained from unique experiences. The strength of diversity then comes from having many points of view and trying to reconcile them by finding common truths or resolving differences

  • Diversity Statement - The Appalachian Mountains

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    Diversity Statement - The Appalachian Mountains   I was raised in an ultra-conservative Pentecostal Holiness church in the Appalachian Mountains. There were snake handlers in our church. It was thought that it tested one's faith to pick up a poisonous snake -- God wouldn't allow it to bite you if you had faith. However, I was always afraid that to pick up a snake would greatly increase God's propensity to smite me via death by snakebite. I did not have enough faith. I've never encountered

  • Diversity Statement - I am Korean

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    Diversity Statement - I am Korean   My first interaction with the cruelty of the "real" world was in fourth grade, in a small suburban town in South Carolina.   "You Chinese freak! Come on, use your karate against me!" boys would shout mockingly, then start spouting phrases of nonsense as if they meant something. Pshaw. I was, am and will always proudly be a Korean.   When I interact with new people, they spend their time guessing my heritage. Chinese and Japanese are

  • Personal Statement: The Importance Of Diversity As A Dentistry

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    shaped me to understand the frustration and stigma that is associated with not having the privilege of access to health care simply because of where you live and your financial situation. My experiences have also made me aware of the importance of diversity in the health fields. As such, I have a strong desire to diversify the field of dentistry as well as improve access to care for our underserved communities because both of these issues have been so deeply entwined with my own life. I believe that

  • The Importance Of Diversity In Education

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    stated that, “Diversity: is the art of thinking independently together.” When considering a four-year university it can be nerve wrecking when picking out the best school. In some cases, when students attend the university they are accepted into, it may be based upon the cost, scholarship, location, legacy, or even a simple visit of the school’s mission statement page. Yet there has been questioning from media sources, such as the U.S News & World Report, on is there enough diversity in the college

  • Concept Of Diversity In The Workplace

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    Introduction The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and repeat. It means understanding that each individual is unique and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimension of gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, religious belief and etc. Diversity is a reality created by individuals and groups from a broad spectrum of demographic and philosophical differences. Diversity is a waste of time; this is our perception of supporting the statement, which means not wanting

  • How Legislation and Policies Influence Education in Australia

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    backgrounds. To ensure equity and fairness among students, policies and legislations have been put into place to ensure diversity is being catered for and that no student is being excluded from the education system. Some of these policies and legislation include: The Disability Discrimination Act 1992, The Salamanca Statement, Disability Standards 2005, Inclusive Education Statement, Disabilities Services Act QLD 2006 and the Melbourne Declaration. As educators, it is important to acknowledge and

  • The Importance of Diversity in Education

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    10 years. As I contemplated the idea of working towards my Master’s in Education I brought with me the idea of diversity in education and why facilitating different school systems is vital to a healthy society. “Not every youngster gets along well in the public school system.” (Cunningham, 171) said Pat McGeer of the Ministry of Education publication Education Today. This very statement was a cry from thousands of families throughout the province of British Columbia in the 1960s. (Sullivan, 1988)

  • Diversity and Inclusion at Dell, Inc.

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      Diversity and Inclusion at Dell, Inc. Differences are an undeniable common thread in American culture and the global community at large. It should be expected that every individual is unique in his or her own experiences, views, beliefs philosophies and ideologies. Fortunately, these distinctive differences that have become a driving force for change and acceptance in the workplace environment. “Workforce diversity acknowledges the reality that people differ in many ways, visible or invisible