Diversity refers to an organization hiring employees from any race and ethnicity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, language, culture, national origin, religious commitments, age, (dis)ability status and political perspective. Equity refers to ensuring that people are not discriminated against based on their diverse backgrounds. Inclusion refers to organizational attempts to ensure diverse employees feel welcome and that their ideas and voices are heard within the organization. Belonging (which is sometimes added to the end of DEI) refers to how diverse employees feel, whether they feel included and welcome in their organizations. Accessibility (which is sometimes added to the end of DEI) refers to providing access to diverse employees to grow and succeed professionally.