Diversity Inclusion & Belonging Leadership Council

    The Harvard University Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Leadership Council consists of leaders at Schools and those within central administration dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging work across the University.

    These convenings enable DIB Council leaders to meet and share best practices, strategize, collaborate, and pursue coordinated efforts with greater intentionality and greater impact.

    The DIB Council will focus on the shared goal of developing the strategies that will drive constant improvement and identify the local...

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    2020-21 Community Update

    This community update provides an overview of the progress made by Harvard's Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging during the 2020-21 academic year. This update focuses on key areas aligned with our strategic priorities—organizational excellence, community engagement, and shared leadership. It also gives a high-level view of what will come next in our journey toward inclusive excellence and ensuring that Harvard is a place where everyone feels welcome and able to reach their full potential.

    Guides & Toolkits

    OEDIB has created a series of guides and toolkits covering various topics related to diversity, inclusion and belonging to support the Harvard community in our shared pursuit of inclusive excellence. For additional resources please visit the OEDIB Learning Hub. These guides are continously evolving documents that we plan to improve over time...

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    OEDIB News

    Visit this page for regular updates, news, and statements from Harvard's Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

    LGBTQ+ Resources

    There is a vibrant and active LGBTQ+ community at Harvard. Though great strides have been made toward equity, gender-identity and sexual-orientation minorities still face discrimination, inequities, and other challenges. ODIB aims to support LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty members, raise the visibiltity of LGBTQ+ concerns and issues, and word toward a campus that is inclusive and welcoming all. Below are informational resources for members of the LGBTQ+...

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    DIB Network

    The DIB Leadership Network seeks to bring more voices and perspectives into our shared EDIB work.

    Membership in this network will include those campus administrators with some component of their role related to EDIB work, either formally or in a volunteer capacity.

    The goal and charge of the DIB Leadership Network is to provide a forum for those participating in EDIB work to coordinate efforts/initiatives. This group seeks to connect individuals, create opportunities for collaboration, share best practices, provide professional development, and build capacity for...

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    Lost and Found: Community Gatherings for Grieving and Hope

    Lost and Found is an event bringing the Harvard community together to acknowledge the losses experienced over the past year, and to share insights that we gained. There will be time for writing, reflection, storytelling, and building bonds with each other. All members of the Harvard community are welcome.