Diversity and Equity

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Diversity (noun)
1. variety – a variety of something such as opinion, color, or style
2. social inclusiveness – ethnic variety, as well as socioeconomic and gender variety,
in a group, society, or institution

Equity (noun)
1. fairness – actions, treatment of others, or a general condition characterized by
justice, fairness, and impartiality
2. justice tempered by ethics – justice applied in conformity with the law, but influenced
at the same time by principles of ethics and fair play(Encarta Dictionary)