Chapter 28

Leading for Diversity

Kay Iwata, Juan T. Lopez, and Julie O’Mara

In This Chapter

  • Diversity leaders have a mindset of diversity and inclusion effectiveness.
  • Diversity leaders drive their team, organization, and/or community in a planned, strategic course of action.
  • Diversity leaders excel at all five diversity P-O-W-E-R competencies.
  • Diversity leaders hold themselves and others accountable for achieving the diversity vision.


What is the biggest challenge in effectively leading a diverse workforce? This was a question asked in a study done by Kay Iwata and published in The POWER of Diversity: 5 Essential Competencies for ...

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