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Leadership Pathways: A Journey for ERG Leaders

  • 19 Courses | 10h 8m 35s
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Employee Resource Groups foster community and provide support, education, and advocacy for members and allies of diverse communities.  Employee leaders of these groups serve as catalysts for change, advocates and allies for each other, and influencers of organizational transformation. DEI Pathways is an Aspire Journey designed to help ERG leaders along their leadership journey, equipping them with the mindsets and skills to lead this invaluable work. 

Diversity and Inclusion Foundations

The journey starts here. Participate in each of our DEI Leadercamps and our new DEI courses to fully engage with and appreciate the foundational concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • 6 Courses | 5h 10m 24s

Inclusive Facilitation & Presence

ERG leaders often facilitate inclusive conversations and discussions, influencing colleagues at all levels of the organization, motivating and engaging others.

  • 5 Courses | 1h 32m 35s

Strategic Thinking & Planning

DEI is a thread that is woven throughout our organizational ecosystems. To lead this work, ERG leaders need to adopt a growth mindset and an ability to plan and prioritize stratgically.

  • 2 Courses | 1h 30m 50s

Promoting with Purpose

So much of ERG leadership involves deep emotional intelligence and an ability to promote this work with intention and purpose.

  • 3 Courses | 1h 4m 34s

Maintaining Mindfulness and Resilience

DEI leaders are at the nucleus of a fast moving and ever evolving space. In order to avoid burnout and fatigue, leaders will need to build resilience, grit, and manage stress effectively.

  • 3 Courses | 50m 12s

COURSES INCLUDED

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 available Badge
Leading Inclusively Leadercamp: Session Replay
This is a recorded replay of the Leading Incuslively Live session that ran on June 24th at 10 AM ET led by La'Wana Harris, author of Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias, "Leading Inclusively" will provide guidance and a safe discussion forum to start you on the journey toward inclusive leadership. You will also gain insights and tools to help you and your organization value and leverage the unique strengths and talents of all individuals.
1 video | 1h available Badge
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 available Badge
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 available Badge
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 has Assessment available Badge
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 has Assessment available Badge
Planning Meetings Fit for Purpose
Have you ever yawned your way through a presentation or meeting, and left feeling like it was a waste of your time? Maybe the meeting wasn't relevant to you or it wasn’t presenting the information in an engaging way. Meetings are among the most expensive forms of communication, so it's essential to make the investment worthwhile. In this course, you'll discover a process for preparing effective meetings by establishing a clear purpose and objectives. With the right people and agenda, and solid prep work, you're nearly there! If you struggle to start meetings on the right note, this course can help you get the most out of them, saving you valuable time.
7 videos | 18m has Assessmen