CDC′s mission is to be a reflection of the population we serve. With over 17,000 employees all over the world, building and sustaining diversity in the work place is essential. CDC is committed to creating a diverse work environment that fosters appreciation and mutual respect for each and every employee. As a management philosophy, ensuring diversity helps create a positive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to reach their potential and maximize their contributions to CDC′s mission. In addition, this management philosophy encourages CDC employees to demonstrate cultural adeptness in their relationships with CDC constituents and customers.
CDC’s Office of Diversity Management and Equal Employment Opportunity (ODMEEO) leads CDC′s diversity effort by focuses its efforts on fostering the development of a strategic framework in support of CDC′s Diversity Policy which is to ensure that diversity is an integral part of our day-to-day management and public health initiatives. Diversity in gender, race, ethnicity and other unique aspects are what make this agency richly and wonderfully empowered and capable to do the work of health protection and disease prevention for all people.
For more information about CDC’s diversity policies please visit the Office of Diversity Management and Equal Employment Opportunity.