The Veterans Benefits Administration has long sought to foster a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Margarita Devlin, the agency’s principal deputy under secretary for benefits, discusses the four ways VBA is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce.
The federal government must create a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment to fulfill its unique mission. The Partnership’s diversity statement can help agencies meet this standard.
A close look at the demographic data in the federal government’s highest career leadership positions reveals a representation problem: Too few women and minorities have reached those levels of leadership. Discover why that poses a problem for government productivity and how agencies can begin to address the issue.