Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

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What is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Circle at GVP?

In March of 2018, Global Village Project began a formalized process to expand and integrate what we now call our guiding principles - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). This work...
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Diversity Equity and Inclusion in the GVP Workplace

By: Denise Reidy-Puckett, Operations Manager Forbes Magazine (May 2021) stated, “In light of the recent societal spotlight on racial justice and equality, many businesses have taken a renewed interest in...
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A Look Back on 2021: Educational Equity and the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we look back on this past year, we are reflecting on the role that Global Village Project has played and must continue to play in advancing educational equity. The...
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Reading, Learning, Growing Together: GVP’s DEI Book Club Reflects

This June, we celebrated the one-year anniversary of our GVP DEI Book Club. The book club was born during the pandemic in equal measures as a way to stay connected,...
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In My Shoes: A Reflection by Jai Simpson-Joseph

There’s an old expression that says, until you have walked a mile in someone else’s shoes, you won’t understand their journey. May 25, 2021, marked the anniversary of George Floyd’s...
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Restore Our Earth: The Shared Histories and Futures of Mass Displacement, Climate Change, and Gender Inequity

With the passage of Earth Day this month, I have been thinking and reflecting on the inseparable links between forced migration, climate change, and gender equity, particularly with respect to...
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Exploring DEI with GVP’s Board

For the past two years, Global Village Project has been on a journey to incorporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) into our organizational DNA. This season, we began an exciting...
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Evelyne Ombeni, Congolese Lawyer, Shares Her Story with GVP Students

As part of our ongoing journey as a school to advance equity in education, GVP is constantly exploring ways to better equip our students for success, removing barriers to their...
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February is Black History Month. So is every month of the year.

I grew up in a small, predominantly white town outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I honestly don’t recall Black History being a part of what we learned in February, or the...
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Why Diversity Alone Isn’t Enough

“You can mandate diversity, but you can't mandate inclusion. Inclusion is about behavior, relationships. You have to change hearts and minds.” - Esi Minta-Jacobs In this final installment of our...