It’s International Woman’s Day. In honour of woman everywhere I wanted to share my thought on the topic of diversity. I love that such a movement exists to keep such an important topic alive.

As I was writing this post, a friend sent this to me saying “In 1927 you weren’t all that cool you Canadians” (referring to the following graphic)

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Truly, 1927 was the start of the end for ‘women not being counted as persons.’ That aside: She’s right! How uncool to declare anyone as “not a person.” For me, it doesn’t matter if we’re talking about gender, race, religion or any other way we categorize people. It is simply uncool to discriminate.

It’s a problem I cannot relate to as I have not been discriminated against.

What would it take to not need to worry about diversity?

I love all the various movements which are taking a stand for equality. Today, International Woman’s day is a fine example of such a movement. The only way this problem will be changed is by having your voice heard.

I cannot help but wonder, what would it take to not need to worry about diversity because it’s no longer a problem. Until we figure that out, let’s keep talking about diversity. This is important!

Happy International Woman’s Day!