: the inclusion of different types of people (such as people of different races or cultures) in a group or organization
"Despite claims by news organizations that they value and promote diversity, the numbers in this year's study show 90 percent of newsroom supervisors from participating news organizations were white." Riva Gold, TheAtlantic.com, July 9, 2013
About the Word:
Although diversity is sometimes considered a buzzword, the term first appeared in the 14th century. Between 1970 and 2000, when it became associated with multiculturalism, its use in print nearly tripled.