Diversity and Inclusion

"Being an antiracist requires persistent self-awareness, constant self-criticism, and regular self-examination." Ibram X. KendiThe FAS is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace community that is as diverse as our student and global populations, where all may feel at home, whatever their race, gender, age, sexual orientation, faith, abilities, work status, or other identifying characteristics.  We know that our work is enriched by the varied origins, experiences, and perspectives of the people who comprise the FAS, so whenever possible, we work with departments to recruit, welcome, train, develop, and retain talented staff from diverse backgrounds.

To advance staff diversity and inclusion, FAS HR provides the following resources and services:

Central Harvard Diversity Office

FAS HR partners with the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity (H-OAP), whose mission is to lead a sustained University-wide effort in the development, coordination, and advancement of inclusive excellence, diversity, and equal opportunity (EO) initiatives, programs, and policies at Harvard University.

Visit the Harvard University Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) page to learn more about opportunities to connect with other University employees around many shared interest, experiences, and backgrounds.