Harvard will be the world’s recognized leader in inclusive excellence by fostering a campus culture
where everyone can thrive

  • Celebrate Black History Month at Harvard 

    February 1 to March 1, 2021 - Harvard is hosting a series of events across campus to mark Black History Month.


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  • Harvard Honors
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Harvard is hosting a series of events across campus in celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and our shared commitment to justice and humanity.

    Visit Harvard Honors MLK

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  • Community Spaces

    ODIB, in partnership with the DIB Leadership Council, Harvard University Health Services, and the Harvard Chaplains, is hosting Community Spaces for Affinity Groups throughout the month of October. Our Community Space for all Haravard community members— students, staff, post-docs, and faculty— will be held on Thursday 11/6 at 5pm EST.

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Where Everyone Can Thrive

Harvard University is committed to fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive, a key to which is ensuring that we each experience a profound sense of inclusion and belonging. 
To that end, as a reminder, our established core values are as follows:

Harvard's five core values:

Harvard community members are encouraged to always model our values of inclusion and excellence no matter where they are. Especially during difficult and uncertain times — whether locally, nationally, or internationally— let us always choose empathy and kindness, while rejecting hate and honoring the rights, differences, and dignity of others.

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What is Inclusive Excellence?

A community that draws on the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity. One that fully embraces individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

Learn more about Inclusive Excellence at Harvard