Diversity In Diversity And Diversity

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Diversity reflects how individuals interact with each in all areas of life experience who happen to be different either through gender difference, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, religious beliefs, etc. I was born and raised in Kenya, a country with diverse population comprising of native Kenyans, Indians, Muslims, European, Asians, Americans, etc. as well as a country where there are more than 42 different languages spoken by the population. Kenyan population is comprised of people from different parts of the world but the most unique component of Kenyan population is the large number of different ethnic groups who speaks different languages and portrays a different cultural dimension. Their choice of living lifestyles, food, and religious belief identifies each group in addition to locality of their background. The citizens of the country have to endure more interactions with people of different background and some who speaks a different language in their daily activities including their workplace. A study conducted found out that, “Socially different group members do more than simply introduce new viewpoints or approaches. (Phillips, Liljenquist & Neale 2010). After finishing my college studies back in Kenya, I moved to United States to pursue further studies and what I have experienced is totally different than my previous life. United States is mainly comprised of individuals from every country in the world making it a far diverse country in the world. I was

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