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The Business Case for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our aim is to give students, faculty, and staff the cultural competence they need to navigate an increasingly complex society and to thrive in the highly diverse and global workplace. To do that, a key part of the McIntire experience is to expose all community members to the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The best plans flourish when good people, idea, and differences come together.

Gender-diverse companies are 15% more likely to outperform their peers.*

Ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to outperform their peers.*

In-team based assessments, inclusive teams outperform their peers by 80%.**


*Source: McKinsey & Company, Delivering Through Diversity, January 2018.

**Source: Deloitte Australia.