Embracing Our Differences

What is your definition of diversity? State the definition in your own words.

In your opinion, do definitions of race, ethnicity, sexual identification, socio-economic status, culture, nationality, and religion influence the way individuals feel about themselves, impact their self-identify, or influence their behavior? Why or why not?

Base your response on the course materials for this week, online research, and your own experience. Be sure to write your responses using appropriate language, establishing professionalism, and demonstrating sensitivity to all groups. Provide both personal examples and research citations to support your answer.