Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA)

Definition of IDEA:

The Academy encourages inclusion, diversity, equity and access (IDEA) by striving to recognize, respect and include differences in ability, age, creed, culture, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, size, and socioeconomic characteristics in the nutrition and dietetics profession.

IDEA Action Plan



If you have contributions related to our goals, we invite you to have a conversation with our IDEA Committee. Please reach out to us via the discussion board or email us at