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Diversity's Helping Hand in metropolitan Columbus

Our Mission

To collectively advance diversity and inclusion by collaboration and knowledge transfer across organizations throughout Central Ohio.

Our Vision

To be a valued resource for organizations, leaders, and individuals pursuing best practices in diversity and inclusion.

Our Story

The Central Ohio Diversity Consortium is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2006 to expand opportunities to leverage the power of diversity and inclusion. Comprised of diversity practitioners from corporations and organizations throughout Central Ohio, the intent of the Consortium is to heighten diversity and inclusion awareness, focus resolve on addressing issues, and provide opportunities to share and learn. Diversity and inclusion are at the core of the health and growth of every corporation, organization, and community.

Today, involvement with the Central Ohio Diversity Consortium offers exclusive access to forums, trends, best practices, and a broad array of resources pertaining to diversity and inclusion programs and activities. The Consortium provides a proven network of experienced and practicing diversity and inclusion professionals from leading employers across Central Ohio.


Diversity’s Helping Hand

“My association with CODC has helped me stay current in the area of Diversity & Inclusion. I have been able to invite my CODC colleagues as guest speakers to my Managing Diversity course and have my students work on experiential learning projects for their organizations.”

- Francisco X. Gómez-Bellengé, Associate to the Dean, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University