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great performances At Vanderbilt we welcome employees from a wide variety of backgrounds, traditions and experiences. We often witness the vitality and creativity that comes from bringing different perspectives together. As individuals and professionals, we grow from the ability to recognize commonalities and different histories.

A diverse staff also benefits our students and residents, who come from all over the country and the world. Once employees are here, they discover a wonderful richness in the events and celebrations that are open to all on campus. They will also discover committees and policies that shepherd Vanderbilt into the next decades by demonstrating that excellence is not possible without inclusivity. The links below provide just a sampling of all the ways that Vanderbilt upholds the value of diversity.

Alliance for Cultural Diversity in Research

Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center

Center for Teaching

Equal Employment Opportunity
Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and prides itself on its commitment to diversity.

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Disability Services

Institute for Global Health

International Student and Scholars Services

Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center; Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Life

Nursing Diversity

Office for Diversity Affairs

The Office of Inclusion and Health Equity

The Office of Leadership Development and Intercultural Affairs
The Multicultural Leadership Council, beneath the LDIA umbrella, seeks to unify student organizations of various cultures. The council supports diversity and attempts to cultivate a multi-cultural community at Vanderbilt. The Multicultural Leadership Council is the umbrella organization for 19 different cultural groups on campus.

School of Medicine Gay-Straight Alliance

School of Nursing Office of Cultural Diversity

Supplier Diversity Program

Student Athletics Diversity Committee
Department of Student Athletics Diversity Statement: The Department of Student Athletics will promote, embrace and value multiculturalism and diversity amongst its staff and student-athletes and provide a comfortable environment for the understanding of, respect for, and sensitivity to multiculturalism and diversity.

Vanderbilt Diversity Career Alliance

Vanderbilt Program for LGBTQI Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program for LGBTI health is an innovative effort to improve healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) patients that is housed within the Office for Diversity in Medical Education.