Virtual Workshops

 


Embracing Change: Four Assets of Inclusive Leadership in the Hybrid Environment

January 26, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

Change is the only constant in life. The workplace is not immune. Leaders at all levels need to enable their organization to develop a culture that embraces change as a dynamic force of innovation creating the ultimate business advantage. In this workshop, you will discover your potential for becoming an “embracer of change.” We will explore the four change assets that you already possess, which are necessary to lead an inclusive and engaging team to realizing massive achievements. With the Change Response Measure™ (CRM™) benchmarks, you will assess your change potential and identify a roadmap to becoming an active participant and a dynamic force for growth.

Participants will:

  • Understand the four ways people respond to change and which one is your default response.
  • Explore the connection between inclusivity and change as a leader.
  • Build new perspectives and awareness about self in relation to change concepts and how this impacts leadership capabilities.
  • Implement immediate action steps as an inclusive leader through transformational change initiatives.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

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Karen Keller, Ph.D.

Karen Keller, Ph.D.
 CEO and Founder
Keller Institute

The Keller Institute™ is a people first development and research firm positioning organizations to build a partnership culture by preparing leaders to be influential and embrace change. Dr. Keller’s proprietary tools, Keller Influence Indicator® (KII®) and the Change Response Measure™ (CRM™), measure influence potential and change response respectively. Her programs are utilized by enterprises and leaders to align company values, leadership principles, and manager expectations with business best practices. Dr. Keller is a faculty member for the National Diversity Council’s Executive Leadership Certification program delivering courses on influential leadership and culture change. She is a best-selling author of Influence: What’s the Missing Piece? Dr. Keller’s client list includes American Express, Microsoft, Iron Mountain and Lear and many other Fortune 500 companies.


Wellness in the Workplace: Post-Pandemic Management of Mental Health

February 16, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

During the height of the pandemic, grief, loss, and fear were the predominate feelings that for many are still unresolved. Despite the nation’s efforts to reintroduce normalcy, the way we live and do business has forever been changed. As the nation rebuilds and recovers, the need for employers to develop mental health healing plans of actions for their employees will be imperative to the success of their wellness, productivity, and engagement. This workshop will focus on post-pandemic management of mental health and substance abuse responses in employees experiencing post-COVID stress.

Participants will:

  • Understand the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on America’s mental health.
  • Explore how mental illness impacts one’s ability to function.
  • Learn to identify signs of mental health issues in employees and how to intervene.
  • Develop a plan of support to assist employees returning to the work environment post-pandemic.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

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Stacy Speedlin Gonzalez, Ph.D., LPC

Stacy Speedlin Gonzalez, Ph.D., LPC
Assistant Professor in Practice, Department of Counseling
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Stacy Speedlin is a Licensed Professional Counselor- Supervisor (LPC-S) and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) in the state of Texas. Her professional identity surrounds her deep values of giving others a seat at the table and advocating for the underserved. She exemplifies the core value of equity, diversity, and inclusive practices through her teaching, research, and scholarly activities. As a queer feminist scholar, she believes in using her voice to challenge and deconstruct systemic barriers existing within the heteronormative and cisgender society. Dr. Speedlin proudly served as the conference chair for the Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) annual conference. Presently, she is the Professional Trustee of Membership for the Society of Affectional, Intersexual, and Gender Expansion (SAIGE – Formerly ALGBTIC) Association. She also serves on the Advisory Council for the National Board of Credentialing Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors. Additionally, she is a member of the Texas Council of Family Violence (TCFV) Public Policy Committee. Her research interests include: transgender issues in counseling, substance use disorders, mental health disparities, and queer feminist issues. Dr. Speedlin is an Assistant Professor in Practice at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and a counselor at Creekview Counseling. She is a nationally recognized speaker; having given multiple talks and workshops on the topics of mentorship, LGBTQ+ Ally-Development, Cultural Responsiveness, and Addressing Counseling and Educational Needs for the Transgender, Gender Fluid, and Non-Binary Community. Additionally, she has published several peer-reviewed manuscripts on LGBTQ+ issues, mentorship, and grief.


The Influence Mindset: The Need for Influential Women in Every Organization

March 09, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

Women have an extraordinary capacity to impact or influence themselves, others, and their environment. They understand the importance of influence in leading, overcoming challenges, and creating a high performing workspace. This workshop will take a deep dive into how women can utilize their natural influence traits when building strong companies, exceptional leadership capabilities, and teams that are highly productive. You will learn how influence can be a game-changer at work.

Participants will:

  • Benchmark the Seven Influence Traits® that are critical for becoming influential.
  • Understand how the Seven Influence Traits® impact how you show up in the Five Organizational Competencies™.
  • Gain valuable insights into being an influential woman at work and in all aspects of life while identifying the difference between influence, persuasion, manipulation, and negotiation.
  • Implement a mini-influence action plan designed to get you started quickly.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Register


Karen Keller, Ph.D.

Karen Keller, Ph.D.
 CEO and Founder
Keller Institute

The Keller Institute™ is a people first development and research firm positioning organizations to build a partnership culture by preparing leaders to be influential and embrace change. Dr. Keller’s proprietary tools, Keller Influence Indicator® (KII®) and the Change Response Measure™ (CRM™), measure influence potential and change response respectively. Her programs are utilized by enterprises and leaders to align company values, leadership principles, and manager expectations with business best practices. Dr. Keller is a faculty member for the National Diversity Council’s Executive Leadership Certification program delivering courses on influential leadership and culture change. She is a best-selling author of Influence: What’s the Missing Piece? Dr. Keller’s client list includes American Express, Microsoft, Iron Mountain and Lear and many other Fortune 500 companies.


Interrupting Unconscious Bias: Raising Social Awareness and Fostering Inclusive Workplaces

April 20, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

We all have unconscious biases. They help us establish a sense of security, but they can also exclude, isolate, and marginalize others, damaging workplace relations and everyday business. This workshop helps us identify our own and others’ harmful biases, situate them within a greater social and cultural understanding of systemic inequality, and foster strategies for interrupting them to better ourselves, our workplace, and our society.

Participants will:

  • Define unconscious bias, its relationship to broader systemic inequities and impact in the workplace.
  • Raise awareness of how our background and identity shape our biases.
  • Identify strategies to address microaggressions at work and create inclusive cultural change.
  • Identify strategies to reduce harmful biases in hiring, career development, and team dynamics.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Register


Luzilda Carrillo Arciniega, Ph.D.

Luzilda Carrillo Arciniega, Ph.D.
NDC Index Lead Strategist and Executive Director of Diversity Research Institute
National Diversity Council

Luzilda Carrillo Arciniega, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Diversity Research Institute and the Lead Strategist of the National Diversity Council Index. As the Lead Strategist of the NDC Index, Lucy translates diversity and inclusion best practices into organizational benchmarking tools. Through managing and analyzing organizational data, she helps companies define, clarify, and set goals to establish effective diversity initiatives and inclusive cultures. Since 2015, Lucy has overseen the strategic plan for Diversity Research Institute, including the development and implementation of programs and initiatives, and the marketing campaign and outreach efforts to community partners, academic institutions, and business organizations. As a researcher she has written and edited industry demographic reports, including “Leading While Diverse: The Case for Diversity in Corporate Governance across Multinational Pharma.” Lucy also works as an independent diversity consultant, using her skills as an anthropologist to bring cultural insights into the customer service experience, management leadership strategies, and employee engagement. She has experience consulting with multinational corporations, designing and delivering diversity trainings for senior managers and professional development workshops for university students. She draws insights for consulting from her six-year dissertation research on business cultures and diversity management. Lucy Carrillo received her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine. Her doctoral research received numerous awards, including the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Grant and an honorable mention from the National Science Foundation. She is also University of California, Berkeley undergraduate alumni. Currently, she teaches courses on culture and communication at the California State University Long Beach and lives in Los Angeles. She is also editing her dissertation into a book on business expertise, diversity management, and American race relations.


LGBTQ Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace: Strategy and Execution

May 11, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

As the acceptance of LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) people and their economic power continues to climb, fully understanding and embracing LGBTQ diversity is truly a critical business and organizational imperative. This workshop outlines the compelling rationale for all organizations to fully embrace LGBTQ inclusion and to build the business case. It explores the many policies and programs to implement, including a deep dive into the transgender and gender transition areas.

Participants will:

  • Articulate the compelling business rationale for fully supporting LGBTQ+ diversity.
  • Understand the wide range of policies and procedures to support an LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion strategy.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of transgender people and the process of gender transitioning.
  • Leave with practical ideas of how to address various LGBTQ situations that may arise in the workplace.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Register

Stan Kimer
Stan Kimer
Facilitator

Stan Kimer

Stan Kimer
President and Owner
Total Engagement Consulting

Stan C. Kimer, founder and president of Total Engagement Consulting, is a nationally recognized consultant with unique skills in employee development/career mapping and workplace diversity (specialization in LGBTQ+, Employee Resource Groups, Diversity Councils, Diversity Strategy and Inclusive Recruiting). Stan formed his own consultancy around these areas in 2010 following a 31-year successful diverse, multi-functional career at IBM. While at IBM as Director of Global Sales Operations for IBM’s consulting practice, Stan served as the executive sponsor overseeing career development for IBM’s 3,000 Sales Operations employees. He has now executed his unique innovative career mapping approach which he launched at IBM, with clients ranging from major corporations to church denominations to professional organizations. During his four years on IBM’s global corporate diversity staff, Stan led IBM into industry leadership in LGBT diversity and established IBM’s procedures for supporting transgender employees and assisting with case management of employees undergoing gender transition while in the workplace. Since forming his own consulting practice, Stan has trained or spoken in over 150 venues reaching over 7,500 professionals. He is a certified Out and Equal Workplace Advocates Building Bridges Trainer and a certified Training Management Corp / Berlitz Cultural Competency Trainer / Practitioner. Within the transgender arena, Stan has provided training to client employee and HR teams and has assisted with case management of gender transitions in the workplace. He is active in leadership roles in dozens of community and civic organizations including as a volunteer instructor on his church denomination’s leadership development faculty. In 2013, the Triangle Business Journal recognized Stan with one of their Leaders in Diversity – Role Model awards. Stan received his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and BS in management science from Georgia Tech.-- In his spare time, Stan trains as a competitive adult figure skater.


The Power of BIPOC: Creating Your Pathway to Belonging at Work

June 01, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

The burden of feeling misunderstood, and in some cases unappreciated, prevents people from bringing their whole self to work. This has a direct effect on engagement, productivity, innovation, and self-esteem. In this workshop, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) will revitalize their feeling of belonging. We will explore the mindset and actions needed to change one’s own situation at work and turn it into a more positive experience to be part of organizational change. We will go through a journey of empowerment and inspiration while creating a pathway to discovery. This is resilience in action.

Participants will:

  • Feel inspired to bring their whole authentic self to work and be confident about the value they bring to their organization.
  • Identify actions that can help them transform painful experiences into powerful discoveries.
  • Get in touch with the power within to change situations or start important conversations that render the workplace experience more fulfilling and complete.
  • Define actionable items at the personal, team, and organizational level.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Register


Hanadi Chehabeddine

Hanadi Chehabeddine
Inclusion Coach
Hanadi SBC

Named “World-Class Peacekeeper” and “Everyday Hero” by the Star Tribune, Hanadi is an inclusion consultant, Speaker and Coach. By sharing her experience as a Muslim, Hanadi’s trainings inspire and equip teams and leaders from different cultures to strategically move towards inclusion. Personal, thoughtful and uplifting, she connects with her audience and wins hearts and minds. As a thought-partner to leaders in business, education and government, Hanadi gives voice to communities of color and inspires workers from all identities to come together around shared our humanity. Her engaging workshops and presentations foster understanding and compassion for religion in the workplace, Islam, unconscious bias, minority empowerment and building cohesive teams. She is a Human Rights Award recipient from the city of Eden Prairie for her efforts in dismantling misconceptions about Islam and building bridges of unity. She has been featured in the Star Tribune for her community building projects and had been published The Washington Times, The Huffington Post, The Star Tribune, MinnPost, The Guthrie Theater, The Minneapolis Institute of Art and more recently Cosmopolitan magazine and Pantsuit Nation book. Hanadi joined the US State Department in 2016 as a speaker on social media and social change, and gave the TEDx talk entitled “A Lebanese approach to eliminate prejudice against Muslims” in 2017. Hanadi’s training sessions and keynotes have been featured at the National SHRM Diversity and Inclusion Conference, Leadership Diversity Alliance, The Forum on workplace Inclusion, The Multicultural Women’s National, EmERGe Conference, Serious Play, The National Diplomacy Summit and many others. Her success attests to her caliber and outspokenness. Before coming to the United States, Hanadi was an award-winning creative and communication specialist working across different media, including print and television in the Middle East.


Inclusive Recruiting: The Why and the How

August 17, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

Key to leveraging diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace is to start at the beginning – attracting and hiring diverse talent. As the talent pool both domestically and globally becomes more diverse, it is critical that all organizations across all sectors step up their inclusive recruiting. This workshop will start with understanding the compelling business case for focusing on inclusive recruiting, then moving to building a strategy with a logical approach to implementation of inclusive recruiting techniques. A deep dive on how unconscious bias directly impacts inclusive recruiting will be covered as well as techniques to mitigate unconscious bias in recruiting.

Participants will:

  • Be able to articulate the compelling business rationale for investing in inclusive recruiting.
  • Understand the key components of an inclusive recruiting strategy.
  • Explore unconscious bias as the major roadblock to inclusive recruiting and how to mitigate it.
  • Gain the tools to build a cohesive strategy – including practical, innovative, and impactful best practices – leading to effective execution of inclusive recruiting.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Register

Stan Kimer
Stan Kimer
Facilitator

Stan Kimer

Stan Kimer
President and Owner
Total Engagement Consulting

Stan C. Kimer, founder and president of Total Engagement Consulting, is a nationally recognized consultant with unique skills in employee development/career mapping and workplace diversity (specialization in LGBTQ+, Employee Resource Groups, Diversity Councils, Diversity Strategy and Inclusive Recruiting). Stan formed his own consultancy around these areas in 2010 following a 31-year successful diverse, multi-functional career at IBM. While at IBM as Director of Global Sales Operations for IBM’s consulting practice, Stan served as the executive sponsor overseeing career development for IBM’s 3,000 Sales Operations employees. He has now executed his unique innovative career mapping approach which he launched at IBM, with clients ranging from major corporations to church denominations to professional organizations. During his four years on IBM’s global corporate diversity staff, Stan led IBM into industry leadership in LGBT diversity and established IBM’s procedures for supporting transgender employees and assisting with case management of employees undergoing gender transition while in the workplace. Since forming his own consulting practice, Stan has trained or spoken in over 150 venues reaching over 7,500 professionals. He is a certified Out and Equal Workplace Advocates Building Bridges Trainer and a certified Training Management Corp / Berlitz Cultural Competency Trainer / Practitioner. Within the transgender arena, Stan has provided training to client employee and HR teams and has assisted with case management of gender transitions in the workplace. He is active in leadership roles in dozens of community and civic organizations including as a volunteer instructor on his church denomination’s leadership development faculty. In 2013, the Triangle Business Journal recognized Stan with one of their Leaders in Diversity – Role Model awards. Stan received his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and BS in management science from Georgia Tech.-- In his spare time, Stan trains as a competitive adult figure skater.


Inclusive Leadership: What Happens at the Intersection of Self-Awareness, Trust, and Performance

September 21, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

This workshop takes participants into a guided journey to inclusive leadership by having a greater understanding of self-awareness while leveraging specific competencies to intentionally create and maintain an inclusive team. It highlights the power of influence and trust as leaders match inclusive words that are confirmed with inclusive behaviors. It offers guidance to vision opportunities to inspire creativity, instill trust, and strategically focus on team inclusion and performance.

Participants will:

  • Become aware of ways to mitigate personal and organizational biases.
  • Understand the importance of emotional intelligence in creating and maintaining inclusive teams.
  • Identify strategies to implement inclusive language and action to form a high-performing team.
  • Recognize key leadership characteristics to promote inclusive workplaces, even in the face of opposition.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Register

Sandy Harvey
Sandy Harvey
Facilitator

Sandy Harvey

Sandy Harvey
VP, Talent Management & Corporate Development
Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO)

Sandy Harvey is the founder and President of Exodus Consulting Group, LLC, which specializes in providing strategic organizational, operational, and human resources consulting services. She has provided strategic development, coaching, diversity, and leadership training for Fortune 500 organizations throughout the US and Canada. Her reach extends across many industries in for-profit and non-profits organization of all sizes, including financial services, nonprofits, higher education, marketing, automotive dealership, to name a few. As a sought-out speaker, executive/leadership coach and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion strategist, who is passionate about bringing innovation and sustainable solutions to individuals and organizations, Sandy has over 25 years of organizational development experience specializing in designing and delivering leadership, diversity, and other strategic training, implementing people enhancement and performance management, and defining strategic human resources and operational initiatives. She has expertly delivered diversity and leadership training and provided strategic plans for employers, of all sizes, across the country, including a week-long leadership academy for a multinational client. With experience in human resources, human behavior, and operations, she has created and redesigned human resources and training departments and is skilled in assessing, acquiring, and implementing HRIS and Learning Management Systems to support organizations. With over 20 years of financial services experience, within both banks and credit unions of all sizes, her expert knowledge of helping teams navigate through mergers & acquisitions has proven to be invaluable in defining and implementing strategic processes. This knowledge extends beyond working with employees and includes her work with board development. She takes goals and initiatives and make them realities by analyzing systems, people, and processes to provide efficient and sustainable solutions. As Sandy has navigated her career, she has served in senior leadership and executive roles in various industries. In the early 2000s, Sandy was a diversity training consultant for Coca-Cola and provided training for employees in Michigan and northern Ohio. In addition, as a Master Facilitator, she provided leadership training for Raytheon Professional Services and provided additional services for Raytheon's clients. She is certified by Myers &Briggs, American Management Association (AMA) in Situational Leadership, AchieveGlobal, Franklin Covey, Development Dimensions, Intl, and J. Howard & Associates. A native Texan, Sandy has a BA in Business and MBA in Organizational Management from Texas Wesleyan University, and a MA in Evangelism & Church Planting from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Sandy began serving as a board member for the Michigan Diversity Council in 2011 and chaired the council's annual Women in Leadership Symposium. Since leaving the Board in 2018, she currently serves as a Consultant and Faculty Member for the National Diversity Council (NDC) and completed a week-long training in June 2019 to become a NDC Certified Diversity Professional. In May 2016, Sandy was recognized by Corp! Magazine as a Most Valuable Professional, as a Most Valuable Entrepreneur in 2018, and a Diversity Business Leader in 2019. IN 2020, she was an HR Inspire Award recipient from HU Unite! Sandy is an ordained minister and a pastor at Serenity Christian Church in Hazel Park, where she provides leadership development training, and Marketing & Media expertise. She is President of Serenity Community Outreach and is a New/Transformational Coach for new Pastors throughout the country. She serves as a Board Member for Leadership Oakland and is an Advisor for OurOffice, Inc. Sandy resides in a Detroit suburb with her husband, John Harvey, senior pastor, and founder of Serenity Christian Church.


Generations in the Workplace: Understanding Differences and Achieving Common Ground

October 12, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

Our environment shapes us as individuals but does not determine who we are. In this workshop, participants will learn the common explanations for generational differences and how to leverage this understanding for creating inclusive workplaces. We will situate differences across Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z in historic social norms and political and economic contexts. We will also explore the dangers of creating stereotypes along age and the complexities generated by differences across other diversity dimensions including race, gender, class, and sexuality. This workshop will inevitably ask: Are there more differences or similarities across age? How can we use this awareness to foster inclusive workplaces?

Participants will:

  • Examine the structural economic, political, and social reasons attributed to generational differences.
  • Understand how generational stereotypes harm attempts to create inclusive workplaces.
  • Identify ways to encourage productive and inclusive intergenerational collaboration at work.
  • Design workplace practices, processes, and norms that are inclusive of various dimensions of diversity including age, race, gender, sexuality, and class.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Register


Luzilda Carrillo Arciniega, Ph.D.

Luzilda Carrillo Arciniega, Ph.D.
NDC Index Lead Strategist and Executive Director of Diversity Research Institute
National Diversity Council

Luzilda Carrillo Arciniega, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Diversity Research Institute and the Lead Strategist of the National Diversity Council Index. As the Lead Strategist of the NDC Index, Lucy translates diversity and inclusion best practices into organizational benchmarking tools. Through managing and analyzing organizational data, she helps companies define, clarify, and set goals to establish effective diversity initiatives and inclusive cultures. Since 2015, Lucy has overseen the strategic plan for Diversity Research Institute, including the development and implementation of programs and initiatives, and the marketing campaign and outreach efforts to community partners, academic institutions, and business organizations. As a researcher she has written and edited industry demographic reports, including “Leading While Diverse: The Case for Diversity in Corporate Governance across Multinational Pharma.” Lucy also works as an independent diversity consultant, using her skills as an anthropologist to bring cultural insights into the customer service experience, management leadership strategies, and employee engagement. She has experience consulting with multinational corporations, designing and delivering diversity trainings for senior managers and professional development workshops for university students. She draws insights for consulting from her six-year dissertation research on business cultures and diversity management. Lucy Carrillo received her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine. Her doctoral research received numerous awards, including the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Grant and an honorable mention from the National Science Foundation. She is also University of California, Berkeley undergraduate alumni. Currently, she teaches courses on culture and communication at the California State University Long Beach and lives in Los Angeles. She is also editing her dissertation into a book on business expertise, diversity management, and American race relations.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Allyship: Lifting all Voices in the Organization

November 09, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

DEI allyship in the workplace conjoins social justice, inclusion, and human rights to raise awareness of privilege and the lived experiences of underrepresented groups and individuals. The intended purpose of allyship work is to increase awareness for informed DEI support and action. Effective allies practice intuitive listening to effectively connect and collaborate with people who feel invisible or silenced. They also actively work to see and replace systemic oppressive organizational artifacts with diversity, equity, and inclusion practices that recognize and lift all voices to be their highest and best.

Participants will:

  • Learn the principles and skills of intuitive listening while gaining deeper clarity and understanding of key DEI and allyship terminology.
  • Learn and practice how to give and receive hard to hear feedback with people of difference.
  • Gain insight on how to increase awareness of systems of exclusion and oppression while developing strategies to create equitable systems for all to thrive.
  • Become more aware and effective on how to use yourself as the instrument of systemic change.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Register

Al Sullivan
Al Sullivan
Facilitator

Al Sullivan

Al Sullivan
President
Inspirus Consulting

Al Sullivan is the president and owner of Inspirus Consulting Inc. A firm specializing in system wide Organization Development, Diversity, and Sustainable Change. His approach integrates both theory and practical tools from the Applied Behavioral Sciences. His primary goal is to help client systems engage everyone to do their best work. His firm worked with a 4000-employee hospital to assess, design, and implement updated and strategic Diversity, Inclusion, and Culture training. He used the “Train the Trainer” model to provide the hospital with the capacity to train, update, and evaluate the program with sustained impact over time. Al helped the Information Technology division at global pharmaceutical organization win the “Attraction, Development, & Retention” Diversity award by designing and implementing initiatives which significantly increased senior female and minority leaders. Al has experience designing, delivering, and evaluating training intended to improve awareness and collaboration in multicultural organizations. He attends to the various levels of system when training and consulting (e.g. individual, team, organization, and community). His continuous improvement focus helps to connect training design to strategic organization objectives. Additional areas of expertise include applying strategies in areas such as Talent Management, Employee Engagement, Executive Coaching, Strategic Human Resources Management and Organization Development. Al is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources Al is also trained in a number of Organization Development tools and approaches such as Use of Self, Organization Analysis / Design, Action Research, Group Facilitation, Multicultural Organization Development, and Change Management, & Process Consulting.