You can be yourself, feel welcomed and part of the group, and can walk away feeling good knowing you are genuinely liked regardless of color, sex, gender, race, or beliefs.
ONENESS in science and humanity, that’s INCLUSION.
Taking diverse Opinions and actually incorporating them in Decision-making
All thoughts and ideas welcome with kindness, fairness, and an open mind for better understanding.
Your ideas are considered
Being heard as a respected contributor without bias. Imagine for a moment that you close your eyes and truly listen with a filter that precludes your ability to determine gender, ethnicity, or rank. Now that would be special talent!!!
Being judged by my opinion and experience, not by the color of my skin.
Acceptance and respect
Belonging, being in the know, participating, being heard, feeling valued.
Being heard for my perspective.
Try to get shy people to involve in conversations.
Actively seeking ways to work towards providing equal opportunity to all.
Be appreciated and respected as a valuable part of JGI/LBNL scientific community. Seeing other people be appreciated and valued as a valuable part based on their contributions regardless of their gender, color (or other’s perception of their color) or other individual preferences that have no connection to scientific and ethical value of that person’s contribution and effort in maintaining and or creating a healthy and prosperous scientific environment.
I can say what I really think (my ideas) and not fear that someone will disagree
Being respected as a human being.
Innovative ideas from previously ignored voices being valued and discussed
Everyone who does science is a scientist, regardless of degrees
The opposite of exclusion and isolation
Diversity sparks innovation by bringing different perspectives and solutions. Include everyone.
Tolerance, Culture, Mindfulness, Social Connection, Generosity, Compassion, Understanding, Communication, Humanity
Valued, appreciated, accepted and belonging within a group creating a happy employee and a happy, healthy, safe, productive environment.
Having a seat at the table
Forsaking convenience and tradition to promote the needs of many
Infrastructure that supports differently-abled, gender non-conforming, and diverse people
Putting out calls for diverse input before instituting new practices
Not relying solely on underprivileged groups to make changes
Practice respect, make mistakes, humble yourself, and become more informed
People smiling at each other in the hallway 🙂
Respect everyone as unique individuals.
Everyone has a voice.
A world with love!
Respecting and embracing diversity.
Bringing my whole self to the work.
Feel part of the team.
It means RAINBOW!
Everybody can fit in the same place.
Consideration of others.
Ohana means inclusion, inclusion means nobody gets left behind or forgotten
Treat everyone with respect.
Engaging with and listening to others.
Engaging in listening to others.
Us, not them.
Inclusion is synonymous with accepting and respecting people as they are, and for who and what they are, regardless of how close or far we might identify with them. People shouldn’t have to look, sound, talk or share our particular backgrounds in order to be included.
Everyone has a voice regardless of sex, gender, race, and school of thought.
Curiosity, learning, and respect
Checking in to see how everyone is doing
Being involved culturally.
share with many others
Evaluating people based on what they bring to the table and not their skin color.
Who has a seat at the table? Who is missing?
Being quiet for others to speak.
Not judging others.
Creating an inclusive environment is not just about having a diverse set of perspectives, voices, and backgrounds at the table. It requires ACTION, open communication, and willingness to learn from one another. In addition to creating a safe and welcoming space, it requires holding one another accountable, pointing out microaggressions, acknowledging inequalities, recognizing biases both personally and institutionally, and working to change them.
Making people feel like they enjoy being at work.
Respect for everyone.
Friends not yet met
I belong here.
Inclusion is not feeling foreign.
To feel free to express myself.
Being able to be myself.
Inclusion means being included and accepted no matter the differences.
Everyone deserves to be heard
Being respectful of others’ ideas and opinions.
Acceptance independent of role or seniority.
Building a stronger team.
Not only being invited to the party but being asked to dance.
Consider the needs and desires of others.
People know what they should not say or could hurt other people.
Everyone is listened to and their input is heard and valued. We all contribute.
Being included in team discussions.
Hearing everyone’s voice
…open to different cultures, ideas, and opinions…
Someone is doing the including and someone else is dependent on them to be included.
Accept others and being accepted by others.
We are all equal when we trim the edges away.
Being part of a team.
Everyone has a voice and is accepted.
Accept and value diverse life experiences.
Being valued for who I am.
Feeling accepted for being myself.
Everyone’s ideas matter, everyone’s presence matters, and everyone’s work matters .
I’m not too old to learn new things.
Being part of a group.
Ideas can be shared and spread and ideas can grow.
Feeling part of the solution and not the problem; integration that leads to success.
Comfortable in my own skin.
Acceptance at all levels.
Us not them
Everyone has power over the things that affect them
Being part of a team; equality.
Not pooh-poohing ideas if they are different from yours.
People are included no matter what ethnicity and social background.
Seen. Heard. Valued.
All kinds of processes and decisions are done with broad information without discrimination and biases.
All people, regardless of physical and psychological abilities can participate in life and work.
Everybody feeling they can take part.
Working in a division environment and together as a team.
Being a part of a group.
Being invited to dance!
Sense of belonging and togetherness.
Being tolerant of other people’s views.
Listen to what I have to say.
Chopsticks in the cafeteria.
Having a team that can think creatively by spurring ideas from different backgrounds.
Hearing everyone’s voice
Not being harassed, beaten, or killed.
Matrixed employees — diversity of approach and thought and priorities and risks.
Listening to people.
Listening and wide-reaching
Being valued for who I am 🙂
Imperfections on a diamond are accepted
US not THEM
Giving everybody a chance; accepting everybody for who they are.
My presence (outward appearance), ideas, contributions and my role are valued and recognized as a member of the Lab community and as a contributing member to the mission of the Lab.
Inclusion means actions, not just a slogan
Being valued as an individual, and as a part of a larger team.
We’re all created equally so let’s treat each other equally.
Making a part of the bigger team.
Inclusion means every voice matters!
The action of including or the feeling of being included within an organization
Inclusion is fostering an environment where all people feel safe to freely participate and contribute.
Being accepted and not judged based on language, religion, country of origin, my personal values. Being helped if help is needed.
When everyone feels invited.
Having allies & being an ally
Leaving room for opinions I disagree with.
Diverse perspectives for better solutions.
It means old guys like me are welcome.
Being valued for who I am.
everyone has an equal voice
Not feeling alone
Equal access for everyone
Actually SEEING it in action!
Differences don’t make things “awkward”
Value my experience. Don’t ask when I’m retiring?
I feel heard and appreciated, and I strive to have everyone else feel the same
I am accepted
I am heard
I belong here
When people don’t have to feel persecuted for having “conservative” viewpoints.
When everyone’s voice is heard and respected, even if you don’t agree.
It makes me want to include others and pay it forward
we are all part of the same team here and that is why we work together
I really like to work here and I want this place to be even better by working on inclusion because it is part of the solution
Part of the whole
Great place to work!!
We need to work on this idea (no pun intended)
I like my team and I feel that they involve me
I want to be part of team science
Involved and creative to be included
Creative and resourceful
Wonderful to be a part of it