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Beyond Status Quo: DEI and the Future of Work

  • 16 Courses | 15h 26m 17s
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In the wake of a global pandemic and tragic events leading to widespread civil unrest, our organization needs effective leaders at every level. Inclusive leaders drive inclusive cultures and innovative results. They maximize the benefits of diversity, and ensure equitable experiences and processes in the benefit of all employees. Learn more about how to build self-awareness, move from awareness to action, and transform your workplace with purposeful leadership. The future of leadership requires we move beyond the status quo.

Building Awareness

Unlock an understanding of the kinds of bias that exist in data and artificial intelligence. Understand the impact that unconscious bias can have. Take action by grasping the role you can play as a technologist to identify and tackle bias.
  • 6 Courses | 6h 11m 48s

From Awareness to Action

Explore how to become aware of your attitudes toward diversity, understand the source of any cultural bias you may have, and discover how to become an advocate for diversity and inclusion within the workplace.   Leveraging diversity effectively in organizations results in better outcomes. See how to leverage the collective talents of your diverse workforce.
  • 6 Courses | 6h 15m 46s

Leading Inclusively with Intention & Purpose

Gain insights and tools to help you and your organization value and leverage the unique strengths and talents of all individuals, while embracing your role as an ally can help you achieve significant and lasting change — as an individual, a team member, and a leader in your organization.
  • 4 Courses | 2h 58m 43s

COURSES INCLUDED

Understanding Bias in Data Bootcamp: Session 1 Replay
This is a recorded Replay of the Understanding Bias in Data Live session that ran  on September 29th at 11 AM ET. In this session, Dr Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University  presents her keynote.
3 videos | 1h
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Understanding Bias in Data Bootcamp: Session 2 Replay
This is a recorded Replay of the Understanding Bias in Data Live session that ran on September 30th at 11 AM ET. In this session, Merav Yuravlivker and Matthew Finney discuss the impact of biased data with use cases and examples, the different types of biased data and how can we recognize it, how can we identify bias in data, and what can we do about it.
2 videos | 2h
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Removing Systemic Bias from Organizational Culture: Session Replay
This is a recorded replay of the Removing Systemic Bias from Organizational Culture Leadercamp Live session that ran on January 26th at 10 AM ET led by Su Joun, Diversity & Inclusion Practitioner.  For organizational leaders who want to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in workplace, recognizing and removing systemic bias continues to be a challenge.   This Leadercamp will share proven methods to mitigate embedded biases that exist in our organizations, will provide a safe learning environment for assessment, and collaboration, and will allow for ample time for attendees to ask questions. 
1 video | 1h
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Moving from Bias to Inclusion in a DEI Journey
An increased focus on the importance of DEI in the workplace has shed light on the fact that everyone has bias. Though it's rooted in human nature, it's important to understand what implicit bias is in order to develop the thoughtful inclusion mindset. In this course, you'll learn about the different kinds of implicit bias and how to recognize them in action. You'll also learn about the importance of committing to thoughtful inclusion in the workplace.
7 videos | 41m
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Expert Insights on Unconscious Bias
In earlier times, unconscious bias was the human danger detector that kept us safe. Today, it has the potential to harm us more than help us. Prepare to discover your biases! You’ll make better decisions and strengthen relationships.
12 videos | 29m
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Recognizing and Addressing Micro-behaviors in the Workplace
Micro-behaviors are a macro problem. Dr. Alvin Poussaint described the cumulative impact of micro-aggressions as “death by a thousand nicks.” Subtle acts of exclusion – often unconscious – left unchecked will take a toll on your employees. These subtle forms of bias and discrimination often leave people frustrated and lead to decreased productivity. In this course, you'll learn to recognize the characteristics of the different types of micro-behaviors and how to decode the messages they send. You'll also learn to identify when and how to take action to address micro-aggressions, and how to use micro-inclusions as an antidote to micro-aggressions.
6 videos | 32m
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Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action
A diverse and inclusive workforce is a business and human imperative. Regardless of your role or the size of your organization, everyone can play an active role in fostering diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Future business growth and success depend upon embracing inclusion and eliminating bias and discrimination in the workplace. However, for many organizations, building cultural and business practices that embrace workplace diversity can still feel elusive. Besides hiring diverse talent, what more can we do? This course is your guide to defining diversity, equity, and inclusion and advancing meaningful and impactful diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in your workplace. In this course, you'll learn to recognize key characteristics of DEI and practices for building and sustaining a healthy DEI culture. You'll also learn to identify behaviors that signal a breakdown in achieving an inclusive culture, key elements that enable diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to take root, and the steps for demonstrating agility and resilience in your DEI journey.
7 videos | 39m
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Becoming a DEI Ally and Agent for Change
To understand and appreciate diversity in the workplace, we must develop an understanding of ourselves and the diverse ways in which we view the world. Working in a diverse and inclusive workforce has many personal and professional benefits ranging from improved wellness and personal health to engagement and community and innovation and creativity. Equally important is the ability to leverage each of our unique talents, skills, and contributions. In this course, you'll explore strategies to help you become an advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the workplace. You’ll learn to build awareness of your values and social perspective and recognize specific actions that can improve social and cultural aspects of DEI. You’ll also learn about key concepts of allyship, methods to be a more inclusive communicator, and how to use the RISE model to become a DEI ally.
7 videos | 40m
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Advancing Meaningful Diversity In The Workplace: Session Replay
This is a recorded replay of the Advancing Meaningful Diversity In The Workplace Leadercamp Live session that ran on December 8th at 10 AM ET led by Su Joun, Diveristy & Inclusion Practitioner. Many organizations state that they want more diversity.  However, we are often challenged to recognize is that the processes, norms, professionalism expectations, protocols, brands that we put in place may be working against advancing diversity in our workplace. This Leadercamp will review those barriers , provide recommendations for overcoming them, and will allow for ample time for attendees to ask questions.
1 video | 1h
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Your Role in Workplace Diversity
To understand and appreciate diversity in the workplace, you must develop a deep understanding of yourself, as well as any unconscious bias you may have. Your ability to use a variety of strategies to effectively deal with diverse situations is very important. Equally important is the ability to share these effective strategies openly and leverage the diversity that exists within an inclusive organization. In this course, you'll explore how to become aware of your attitudes toward diversity, understand the source of any cultural bias you may have, and increase your acceptance of diverse cultures, people, and ideas. You’ll also discover how to become an advocate for diversity and inclusion within the workplace.
8 videos | 30m
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Expert Insights on Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity is more diverse than you might realize. Go beyond the standard topics of race, religion, gender, and age to find out how a diverse workforce can benefit nearly any business.
49 videos | 2h
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Truth, Hope, and Equity in a Disrupted World: Session Replay
This is a recorded replay of the Truth, Hope, and Equity in a Disrupted World Leadercamp Live session that ran on October 20th at 10 AM ET led by La'Wana Harris, author of Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias. "  Truth, Hope, and Equity in a Disrupted World is a constructive conversation that calls people in rather than calling them out. There’ll be no finger pointing, blame, or shame. With pragmatic, expert guidance from our world-class coach — and conversations with peers from all over the world — you’ll learn ways to maximize productivity, engagement, and equity for all in your own organization.
1 video | 1h
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Embracing Allyship Leadercamp: Session Replay
This is a recorded replay of the Embracing Allyship Leadercamp Live session that ran on August 25th at 10 AM ET led by La'Wana Harris, author of Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias. " The Embracing Allyship Leadercamp will illuminate how embracing your role as an ally can help you achieve significant and lasting change — as an individual, a team member, and a leader in your organization.
1 video | 1h