The intent of this study is to investigate diversity and inclusion programming to identify elements desired to execute an effective program. This study identifies five key components which should be factored into the planning of any program. In addition, there is reference to factors to be mindful of when planning to avoid ineffective programs. Programming relevance and impacts are identified through examples provided in content reviewed. Analysis is conducted on the themes identified and conclusions reached to suggest improvements to be adopted for effective programming. Leadership styles that emerged as most valuable for effective diversity and inclusion programming were Servant and Transformational Leadership.

Project Type


College or School

College of Professional Studies Granite Division

Program or Major



Fall 2021

MSLD_Hammond_Marlene_Research Paper.pdf (281 kB)
Capstone Paper