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Excellent point Dr. Genevieve! I've been thinking similarly for some years. The metrics of diversity (and the allocation of grants) can be quite surface level, superficial.

It's becoming more and more essential to think about ontological diversity as a key, if not *the* key element of diversity. Race/gender may be a marker of ontological diversity (diversity in ways of being, knowing, qualities of experience sensitivity) but it is not always. It is to the advantage of status quo orgs & corporations to adopt people who look different into the same structures, ontologies, ways of thinking and networks. We get a politics and news media that looks more diverse but is culturally the same club.

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