Office for Student Diversity and Inclusion

Welcome to the Office for Student Diversity and Inclusion (OSDI)

Established in July 2012, the OSDI provides students with support, advocacy, and advice to promote the development, well-being, and success of every Harvard Kennedy School student. Our office supports activities that aim to increase and celebrate diversity concerning, but not limited to, race, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, sexual orientation, disability, or economic status.

The Office for Student Diversity and Inclusion partners with the Harvard and Harvard Kennedy School communities to provide students with the resources, opportunities, and activities that promote and celebrate diversity in all forms at HKS.

John F. Kennedy School of Government's Diversity Statement

News and Events

Assistant Dean

Alexandra Martinez, Assistant Dean for Student Diversity and Inclusion

With the intent of helping cultivate a rich and robust learning environment for all students, Harvard Kennedy School recently launched its new Office for Student Diversity and Inclusion under the direction of Alexandra Martinez, who was named Assistant Dean for Student Diversity and Inclusion...more

"The Kennedy School is committed to bringing a variety of backgrounds and perspectives to our campus to enrich the educational experience for all of our students," said Dean David T. Ellwood.


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