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Commander's  Inclusion and Diversity Toolkit



To provide Navy leaders with resources to effectively assess and promote an inclusive culture


An online one-stop shop with tools and assessment measures for Navy leaders’ use


1) Assist Navy leaders with assessing and promoting inclusion and diversity within their workforce
2) Communicate Navy’s I&D Strategic Principles across the fleet
3) Provide methods and measures to assess and promote an inclusive culture in the Navy
4) Inform Navy leaders on the current status of Navy’s diverse workforce

The Basics

Inclusion and Diversity in the Navy

The Foundation: Inclusion and Diversity Drivers

Discussion Points

Frequently Asked Questions

Leading the Total Force
Leader Development Framework 3.0

Enlisted Leader Development: Laying the Keel

Develop your Leadership Skills:
Navy Leader: Navy Leadership and Ethics Center (NLEC)
Learn how to develop leaders on your team and in your command
Leverage industry research to be a more effective leader

Taking Ownership of Retention and Engagement:
Brilliant on the Basics, Part A - Retention
Brilliant on the Basics, Part B - Engagement

Secret Weapons of the Best Teams

Assessing the Total Force

Heading Up - Charting Navy's Progress

Learn about Navy's journey to build a more inclusive culture and diverse force
Includes data on accessions, career progression, retention and other areas

Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute FAQs

Additional Tools

Leveraging the Skills of the Total Force

 Commander's Toolkit Brochure

Are there other products you would like to see in this toolkit?

Do you have a great example from your career of how a diverse team created innovative solutions, or a command’s inclusive culture allowed for greater mission accomplishment?

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Navy Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion:

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