This article is Part 2 of a two-part series reflecting on diversity within the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). Part 1 discussed what it means to pursue authentic diversity and reported recent demographic characteristics of HFES. Part 2 discusses a brief history of relevant efforts in HFES and recent scholarship that suggests sustained interest in diversity issues within human factors and ergonomics. Part 2 concludes with a discussion about how human factors and ergonomics professionals can continue to lead the design and implementation of systemic change that benefits all by embracing human complexity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)29-34
Number of pages6
JournalErgonomics in Design
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2022


  • gender
  • inclusion
  • measurement
  • metrics
  • organization
  • race
  • social justice
  • systems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • General Engineering


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