uwcore logo

Understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace

resource image

Building and promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is not only the right thing to do — it’s smart business practice.

Over the past couple of years, it seems like every organization has been talking about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). We have seen increased job postings, mandates, and commitments across organizations of all sizes. But, what is it? And, why is it important?

This article will discuss the fundamentals of DEI and walk you through some key components to provide you with the confidence to get started on your DEI journey.


  • By

    Miranda McKie, Room for Her

  • Published

    Feb 01, 2023

  • Subject Area
    • Non-profit / Charitable sector
    • Organizational Development
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Social Connectedness / Social Isolation
    • LGBTQIA2S+
    • Ageism
    • Intercultural/Interfaith/Interlingual; Immigrants, Refugees, and Other Newcomers
  • Audience
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Government (Politicians, Policy Makers) and Health Authorities
  • Category
    • Organizational development
    • Evidence-based & emerging practices
    • Best Practices
    • Policy, Planning, & Procedures


Sign up for the Healthy Aging CORE Alberta e-news to keep up-to-date with activity from the platform and the Community-Based Seniors Services (CBSS) sector across the province.

Learn More
First Name *
Last Name *
E-mail *
Organization *