Team USA swimmer celebrates his success.


USOPC Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is: 
Many Faces, One Team, One Mission.

USOPC Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Mission Statement:
“The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic family embraces differences for better athletic performance and business results.”

As the steward of the Olympic and Paralympic movements in the United States, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee is committed to empowering Team USA athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence and well-being. To fulfill this mission, the USOPC recognizes the need to prioritize diversity in everyday operations, and maintain an inclusive and equitable culture that represents all U.S citizens.


The USOPC’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has led the organization to be recognized for the following awards:

  • 2018 Innovation + Inclusion Leadership Award – The Society for Diversity.
  • 2018 Diversity Leader Award – Profiles in Diversity Journal.
  • 2017 Diversity Leader Award – Profiles in Diversity Journal.
  • 2016 International Innovations in Diversity Award, first place – Profiles in Diversity Journal. 
  • 2015 Diversity Champion Award for Excellence in diversity strategies and initiatives – Colorado Society for Human Resource Management.