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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

​​Mission ​​​

Shape Navy policy, strategy, and program execution, strengthening Navy's inclusive and diverse culture.  Utilize best practices, collaboration, and data-driven decisions, ensuring all Sailors have the opportunity to succeed and contribute to mission success.


Diversity Equity and Inclusion Advisors. Advises CNO, VCNO, CNP, TYCOMs, SYSCOMs and Community Leads on inclusion and diversity strategy and best practices.
Promote Inclusive Culture. Promotes a culture within the Navy that capitalizes upon inclusion and diversity through proactive assessment of Navy policies, strategies and program execution.
Develop and Implement Strategy. Ensures execution of Navy’s Inclusion and Diversity strategy with TYCOMs, SYSCOMs and Community Leaders.

​​​Additional Responsibilities

1. Evaluate policies to improve recruitment and retention of a highly-skilled workforce with diverse perspectives.
2. Coordinate with enterprises and communities to collect and verify data on the composition of their workforce compared to the Navy as a whole and, when available, their civilian equivalent.
3. Communicate current information regarding inclusion and diversity matters and programs. 
4. Maintain close liaison with Department of the Navy, other Services and external agencies on matters supporting enhancement of inclusion and diversity within Navy's culture.
5. Provide subject matter expertise to N1 on inclusion and diversity policy.

POC:  Navy Diversity Equity and Inclusion (OPNAV N17):
Naval Support Facility Arlington
Chief of Naval Personnel (OPNAV N17 DEI)
701 South Courthouse Road (Bldg. 12, Rm. 4R140)
Arlington, Virginia 22204

Updated: Oct 2022




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