OAND promotes equity, inclusion and diversity and integrates inclusive excellence in all aspects of operations. OAND respects differences in culture, ethnicity, age, gender, race, creed, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability, politics and socioeconomic characteristics. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Mission

To advance the quality of life for our customers, clients, students, and colleagues through our fair and equitable practices, diverse membership, and reputable dietetic professionals.

Academy Diversity Grant Opportunities

Diversity Leaders Program

In accordance with the Academy's strategic vision and mission, the Diversity Leaders Program supports Active members from underrepresented groups within the nutrition and dietetics profession. Four leaders are selected to participate in a two-year leadership program and are provided mentorship, leadership training and networking.

Diversity Mini - Grants

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Diversity Mini-Grants provide $100 - $1,000 grants to support Academy affiliate, dietetic practice group (DPG) and member interest group (MIG) outreach to students and professionals from underrepresented groups within the nutrition and dietetics profession.


Diversify Dietetics

Doubling Down on Diversity: The Journey to a More Diverse Field

White Fragility, Robin DiAngelo 

White Fragility (short video)

White Fragility (long video)

White Rage

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation's Divide
2018 John F. Morgan Sr. Distinguished Faculty Lecture Carol Anderson, Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies April 9, 2018

How to be Anti-Racist

Radical Dharma talking race love and liberation

Radical Dharma Intensive with Rev. angel Kyodo williams - YouTube
Rev. angel Kyodo williams offers an intensive webcast training on Radical Dharma. June 27, 2017.

Boston Alliance for Diversity and Dietetics Resources

Boston Alliance for Diversity and Dietetics Kindred Organizations

Military Families Learning Network, Building Cultural Competence in Nutrition and Dietetics

White Privilege: Unpacking the White Knapsack https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/mcintosh.pdf

Witnessing Whiteness

Webinar recording:  Diversity and Inclusion in Dietetics:  Educators as Allies and Advocates

Research DPG Resource Page

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts and resources

Duke Sanford, World Food Policy Center Research Brief
Identifying and Countering White Supremacy Culture in Food Systems Sept 2020

Short training videos and resources available from the Kirwan Institute on implicit bias http://kirwaninstitute.osu.edu/implicit-bias-training/

Harvard Business Review article on how to be an ally: https://hbr.org/2020/11/be-a-better-all

Consumer Reports https://www.consumerreports.org/nutrition-healthy-eating/bridging-the-divide-in-dietetics/  

NDEP Recruitment Videos

Harvard Business Review article on creating safe spaces during meetings.  https://hbr.org/2019/04/make-your-meetings-a-safe-space-for-honest-conversation

Free subscription that has excellent articles and ideas Better Allies (list-manage.com)