diversity diversity  /dɪ ˈvɜr sə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) noticeable heterogeneity
  2. (n) the condition or result of being changeable

Usage(s):

  1. A lead scientist at the Nature Conservancy makes the case that, for lasting success, environmentalists need to protect and foster the diversity in their own ranks.
  2. Before Brazil's great land rush, the emerald rain forests of Rondonia state were an unspoiled showcase for the diversity of life.

News

  1. Diversity workshop program grows

    By: Branden Largent As a new group of freshmen gears up to enter the University of Minnesota this fall, the Office for Equity and Diversity  is trying to make their first time on campus a more welcoming experience. After more than a year of offering diversity training workshops for University students, staff and faculty, OED is working to expand by training Welcome Week  and Orientation  Leaders ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Minnesota Daily

  2. Joliet’s diversity committee tackles minority contracting

    The new Joliet City Council diversity committee will start with an old issue — construction work for minority contractors and workers on city projects. “The percentage of African-Americans and Hispanics working on these city jobs is almost non-existent,” Burneva McCullum, who represents a black contractors’ group, said at the committee’s first meeting Monday. “We have talked about jobs and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Herald News

  3. Professional Diversity Network Named Exclusive Online Sponsor for NAACP National Convention Diversity Career Fair in ...

    CHICAGO -- Professional Diversity Network, Inc. , a developer and operator of online networks that provide access to employment opportunities for diverse professionals in the United States, was named the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "These outstanding men and women represent an incredible diversity of backgrounds," Obama said in a statement. "Yet they share one overarching trait: each has been an agent of change. Each saw an imperfect world and set about improving it,...
    on Jul 30, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. "We need to stop illegal immigration totally and reduce legal immigration and end the diversity visas policy pushed hard by (former Democratic) President Clinton and allowing many persons from the Middle East to come to this country," Goode added.
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Virgil Goode Source: Washington Post

  3. "What a wonderful night, such diversity in the room," said Ellen DeGeneres, serving as Oscar host for the first time, "in a year when there's been so many negative things said about people's race, religion and sexual orientation. And I want...
    on Feb 25, 2007 By: Ellen DeGeneres Source: Forbes

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