Diversity is multi-dimensional, creating a faceted set of realities. What, then, is the meaning of diversity? This collection of essays and papers from authors, who themselves are diverse in experience and nationalities, offer unique perspectives into diversity beyond the compliance parameters of gender, ethnicity and physical ability. Many papers provide insights into the personal challenges, as well as those challenges faced in implementing diversity initiatives at the country, public sector, company and civil society levels around the world. A consistent reality shared among many authors show "leading" rather than "managing" diversity is much more critical in countries and institutions experiencing transformation. The facets of diversity are presented through six reality themes:* Ways of Looking at Reality* Expanding Reality* Embedding Reality* Creating Reality* Preparing for New Realities* Realising New RealitiesThe reader will be challenged by all the authors in the book, as it encourages the reader towards intentioned action.