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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion cultivates accessible, equitable and inclusive environments with a dedicated commitment to engaging our local community. Inaugural Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nicole Price leads the effort and oversees a new division including:

Native American Heritage Month

Wentworth Institute of Technology is delighted to honor the Indigenous members of our community and country! This month, we will reflect on our history while we recognize, celebrate and honor the great accomplishments that Indigenous people have made throughout the United States.

Click the two links below if you would like to see our national spotlights for the month or learn about how we are taking part in Indigenous Land Acknowledgment.

National Spotlights

Indigenous Land Acknowledgment

Indigenous peoples heritage month graphic
Headshot: Nicole Price.
Diversity, equity and inclusion affects all people, and everyone should be invested in understanding why. We are all affected because at the end of the day, we are at our best when every member of our community can live as their best selves. The very heart of diversity, equity and inclusion is basic respect and a sense of belonging.
Nicole Price
Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Inclusive Excellence

Inclusive Excellence means actively and intentionally cultivating a diverse and culturally competent institution where each member has the opportunity and support to reach their full potential and make contributions to our campus community and beyond. Inclusive Excellence is at the center of Wentworth's new strategic plan to which everyone is accountable.

Three black students in graduation robes wearing UMOJA scarves.

The Center for Diversity & Social Justice Programs

The Center for Diversity & Social Justice (CDSJP) programs at Wentworth promote cross-cultural perspectives, inclusivity, leadership development and personal growth among the Wentworth community. They foster a welcoming, brave and safe environment for all students with a specific focus on underrepresented populations and their allies through social and educational opportunities such as student organizations, trainings, and more.

Three Wentworth students celebrating at the Boston Pride Parade.

The Center for Community and Learning Partnerships

The Center for Community and Learning Partnerships (CLP) has enabled Wentworth students and faculty to participate in a wide range of community service activities – both for credit and for the greater good. These projects provide transformative experiences for students while benefitting local organizations and addressing local needs. 

Two male, black students working at a whiteboard.

Office of Institutional Equity

Every person in the Wentworth community has a right to be free from discrimination in all Institute programs or activities. The Office of Institutional Equity ensures university-wide recognition of this right.

Two women in hijabs attend a Wentworth event.

WIT Diversity Timeline

The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Schumann Library & Learning Commons has partnered to capture significant moments in Wentworth's history that have contributed to campus life related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In order to grow as an inclusive community, we must get to know our history, celebrate our present, and understand what we need to do to strengthen our future.

RAMP students working on a project