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Diversity Leadership Ambassadors Program

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The Diversity Leadership Ambassador Program provides a unique opportunity for students to take an active role on campus by discussing their personal narratives related to diversity, equity, and inclusion topics.


Mission and Values

We share our stories in an effort to encourage our audience to feel empowered by their personal experiences, leading to a more inclusive environment at Ohio University.

Integrity: We strive to tell our own personal truths, through our experiences.

Inspiration: We hope to motivate others in an effort to spread multiculturalism, equity and social justice.

Inclusivity: We envision Ohio University to uphold the same standards of diversity that our program does.

Presentation Requests

Diversity Leadership Ambassadors (DLAs) are available to give presentations for classes, student group meetings, faculty and staff meetings, and other groups. Our presentations are free and available to the Athens and University communities. Please use the link below to request a presentation:


DLA Presentation Request Form


Diversity Leadership Ambassadors (DLAs) are responsible for facilitating diverse conversations through presentations and open discussions in classrooms, at staff meetings, and at events throughout the academic year. The DLAs are some of OHIO's most involved students and become part of a close-knit, diverse, and vibrant group.

Want to learn more? Want to know how to apply?

Below are links to the position announcement and application form.

Position Announcement


For questions about the Ambassador program please contact:

Dr. Duane Bruce, Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion via email at:

Vanessa Morgan-Nai, Assistant Director, D&I Programs via email at: