Diversity Statement for SLS/YLS?

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Tyrrhus
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Diversity Statement for SLS/YLS?

Postby Tyrrhus » Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:55 am

Thank you for the responses.
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twenty
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Re: Diversity Statement for SLS/YLS?

Postby twenty » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:21 am

Write it first -- if it's good, submit it. If it's not, don't. Diversity statements are definitely not limited to URMs, and while yours sounds maybe a little stretch-y, it may just as easily end up being awesome.

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Re: Diversity Statement for SLS/YLS?

Postby soj » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:30 am

Sounds interesting. Go for it.

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Re: Diversity Statement for SLS/YLS?

Postby B90 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:21 am

I think we still like the Brits, so you should be safe there. As long as we don't go to war with Brazil or England, you should be fine. :wink:
Seriously, I think this could be an interesting topic. One never really knows what is in the minds of SLS/YLS, so who knows if it will "help," but I don't see how it would hurt (obviously as long as it is well-written). They ask you to submit an application that tells about you as a "whole person" or whatever, and they claim to evaluate each application "holistically". All you can do (legally) is give them what they ask for.




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