Diversity means understanding and appreciating the varied characteristics and traits each individual and groups of people bring. It also means recognizing and respecting these differences. It entails including people from various physical, psychological and social differences. Added to the those backgrounds it embraces people from varying races, ethnicities,  genders, sexual orientations, social-economic status as well as ages.

Related words:

·       Diversification

·       Dissimilarity

·       Distinction

·       Transformation

·       Equality

·       Inclusion

·       Inclusiveness


Roy Gluckman