Q: What factors shape and influence lives?

October 10, 2023

A: The following factors should be considered with an intersectional approach to analysis of discrimination. In an intersectional approach, each of the factors are treated separately, but are considered together to recognize that an individual’s experiences are based on multiple overlapping identities and contextual considerations. The following factors influence equity, diversity and inclusion: Ethnicity, Religion, Age, Disability, Sex, Gender, Geography, Culture, Income, Social orientation, Education, and Race.