Celebrate Diversity

To celebrate Diversity Month, the library asked for input on four statements. Here is what we heard and this is what it looked like.

Describe yourself with one word.

  • life-enriching
  • positivity
  • one-of-a-kind
  • resourceful
  • driven
  • sensitive
  • creative (twice)
  • unapologetically me
  • I’m a doer
  • private
  • awkward
  • introvert
What is a part of your identity that you hide?

  • accent
  • fear of failure
  • mental illness
  • my suburban upbringing
  • my quirks
  • loneliness
  • my socioeconomic status / financial struggles
  • sexuality
  • immaturity / child-like qualities
  • my accents
What is a part of your identity that you are proud of?

  • my independence
  • Columbian
  • Pakistan
  • daughter
  • Swedish
  • the strong women in my family
  • St. Eustatius
  • my blackness
  • food motivated
  • empathy
  • Southern
  • heritage
  • my mixed heritage
  • my ability to forgive
  • my sense of humor
  • I look like my grandmother
  • friendliness
  • being a badass woman raised by a badass woman!(thx mom)
What makes you feel powerful?

  • heels
  • gratitude
  • achieving
  • the things I work hard for
  • connection with others
  • smiling (even when I don’t want to)
  • staying organized
  • rice (yes, the food)
  • love
  • my friends
  • knowledge
  • doing good work
  • crampons
  • knowing something
  • compliments

 

 

posted 4/29/2019