Affirmative Action

Commitment to Diversity

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individuals ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, sex, creed, color, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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Commitment to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in educational programs, in its admissions policy, and in employment (including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals).


An Affirmative Action Officer provides complaint resolution and investigates complaints regarding discrimination, affirmative action, and Title IX issues. The Affirmative Action Officer also monitors the colleges progress in complying with Title IX and laws concerning discrimination and affirmative action. If you would like to submit a sexual misconduct complaint, please fill out the complaint intake form.

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Deliwe Kekana, Affirmative Action Officer
333 7th Avenue, 16th Floor 
New York, NY  10001