Building Organizations Where Everyone Can Belong, Contribute and Succeed
What are the differences between diversity, equity, and inclusion?
How does the history of the movement impact these conversations today, and how D&I can be applied in everything from conversations to hiring procedures?
In this workshop series we work through research-informed best practices, understanding common myths, and exploring our personal and professional relationship to the topic.
Participants will acquire tools and skills to navigate how diversity and inclusion can applied within their field and define privilege, marginalization, inequality and microaggressions.
If you want to be ahead of the curve whe it comes to leading inclusive company culture practices then this certification will guide you along that path and even further to becoming an industry leader.
By attending this exclusive event, you will get an in-depth look at:
Removing Bias from Recruitment
- What is DEI?
- The history of the movement
- Common reactions to DEI conversations
- Why should you invest in inclusion?
- Overcoming Pushback
- Unconscious vs Conscious Bias
- Internalizing Bias
- Cultural Competency vs Humility
- Calling In vs Calling Out
- Gauging Your Competencies
- 12-1 Lunch
- What is privilege?
- Creating equitable workplaces
- Policies and Practices
- Problematic Employees
- Creating Company Cultures of Inclusion
- CDOs and C-Level executives
- Vice Presidents and Directors of:
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Talent Management
- Human Resources
- Professionals with responsibility for:
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Organization Culture
- Leadership Development
- Employee Engagement
- Succession Planning
- Program Managers
- Learning and Development
- Employee Relations
- Talent Acquisition
- Global Business, Ethics and Integrity
- Total Rewards
Dr. Laura McGuire is a nationally-recognized trainer, subject matter expert, and inclusion consultant. In 2018 she founded The National Center for Equity and Agency to further her mis-sion of healing the structural inequalities that lead to interper-sonal violence and marginalization.
Dr. McGuire earned her bachelor's degree in social sciences from Thomas Edison State University and her graduate degrees in educational leadership for change from Fielding Graduate University. Her doctoral dissertation, entitled “Seen but Not Heard: Pathways to Improve Inclusion of LGBT Persons and Sexual Trauma Survivors in Sexual Health Education,” exam-ined the marginalization of sexual minorities within health edu-cation on a global scale.
Dr. McGuire is a certified full-spectrum doula, professional teacher, a certified sexual health educator, and a vinyasa yoga instructor. Her experience includes both public and private sec-tors, middle schools, high schools, and university settings. In 2015, she served as the first Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Program Manager at the University of Houston, and in 2017, she became the first Victim Advocate/Prevention Edu-cator at the US Merchant Marine Academy. She is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educa-tors Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), Society of Profes-sional Consultants, and is a member of numerous committees and boards. Dr. McGuire lives in the United States, where she works as a full-time consultant and expert witness.