Respectful Curiosity

Video transcript

Below is an example of disrespectful curiosity.

It is not rude to ask a person from a diverse background about their home country if you do so in a respectful way. In fact it helps you to be culturally competent and to LEARN more about diversity if you don’t make assumptions but ASK.

For Cultural Competence

  • Know and understand your own world and the worldviews of people from other cultures;
  • Have professional attitude towards, and knowledge of, cultural differences;
  • Have communication skills