Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I)

This idea came in late 2019 when PMI Global recognized the need to reaffirm to commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Following a series of conversations and World events, July 2020 marked the official launch of the Social Good Initiative to support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I). The DE&I committee for PMI Carolina was born in 2021 when the new president assumed. 

The DE&I committee supports PMI’s commitment to driving and maintaining an inclusive culture that recognizes the value of the diverse individuals who represent it. The DE&I provides guidance and feedback to staff on best practices in DE&I to support PMI’s DE&I strategy on a local and Global Level with a local lens.


Statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion from PMI Global Our Mission Our Vision
PMI is committed to cultivating a culture of inclusion and belonging and is working to make that a reality within our community and beyond. As our work advances in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I), we recognize that this is a journey, and part of that journey is providing spaces for our community to learn and grow. To ensure that PMI Carolina maintains a culture that recognizes the contributions and interests of the diverse cultural and social groups that comprise our member, volunteer, and community member groups. Welcoming Project Professionals, Teams, and Students from all industries and roles to an inclusive space for learning, sharing, networking, giving back, and growing.


We are Part of the PMI Carolina 4 Pillars



Cultural Awareness by Month

Poverty in America Awareness Month
Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month
January 04 — World Braille Day
January 07 — Mahayana New Year
January 14 — Old/Orthodox New Year
January 15 — Makar Sankranti
January 16 — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
January 22 — Lunar New Year
January 27 — International Holocaust Remembrance Day


Black History Month
February 5-6 — Tu b’shevat
February 18 — Maha Shivratri
February 21 — Mardi Gras
February 22 — Ash Wednesday


Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
Women’s History Month
March 6 — Purim
March 6 — Makha Bucha Day
March 8 — Holi
March 8 — International Women’s Day
March 13 — Deaf History Month begins
March 13-19 — Neurodiversity Celebration Week
March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day
March 22 — Ramadan begins
March 31 — International Transgender Day of Visibility


National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Arab-American Awareness Month
Autism Acceptance Month
Diversity Month
April 2 — World Autism Awareness Day 
April 14 — Vaisakhi
April 15 — Deaf History Month ends
April 21 — Eid al Fitr*


Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Mental Health Awareness Month
Speech and Hearing Awareness Month
May 5 — Cinco de Mayo
May 5 — Visakha Bucha Day
May 17 — International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia
May 21 — World Day for Cultural Diversity
May 29 — Memorial Day


National Caribbean American Heritage Month
Pride Month
June 15 — LGBTQIA+ Equal Pay Awareness Day
June 19 — Juneteenth
June 26 — The Hajj begins
June 28 — Pride Day
June 28-29 — Eid al-Adha


Disability Pride Month
French American Heritage Month
July 01 — The Hajj ends
July 18 — South Asian Heritage Month begins
July 26 — Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary


August 09 — International Day of Indigenous People
August 17 — South Asian Heritage Month ends
August 26 — Women’s Equality Day


Suicide Prevention Month
September 4 — Labor Day
September 11 — National Day of Service
September 15 — Hispanic Heritage Month begins
September 16 — Mexican Independence Day
September 21 — Black Women’s Equal Pay Day
September 22 — American Indian Day
September 24-25 — Yom Kippur 


LGBTQ History Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Polish-American Heritage Month
October 09 — National Indigenous Peoples Day
October 15 — Hispanic Heritage Month ends


Military Family Month
National Native American Heritage Month
November 1-2 — Día de los Muertos
November 11 — Veterans Day
November 12 — Diwali
November 13-19 — Transgender Awareness Week
November 16 — International Day for Tolerance
November 20 — Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 30 — Native Women’s Equal Pay Day


Universal Human Rights Month

Christian Heritage Month
December 3 — International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 7-15 — Hanukkah
December 8 — Latina’s Equal Pay Day
December 10 — International Human Rights Day
December 16-24 — Las Posadas

Stay tunned!

Take a look at DE&I materials

Contact DE&I and meet our team members

Mariana Morini

Mariana Morini

Mariana Morini

DEI Director

Kevin Angell

Kevin Angell


Pablo Barroso

Pablo Barroso


Tanitra Seibles

Tanitra Seibles


Aja Harrison

Aja Harrison