Fully leveraging Diversity, Equity and Inclusion leads to bigger and better innovations. By creating diverse teams of people we bring together different styles of thinking. And by connecting these diverse nodes we spark innovative ideas.
Diversity and Inclusion can be traced to business results, positive relationships with customers and vendors.
Diversity and Inclusion can have a direct effect on public image and hiring the best people.
Studies show, organizations that do not have a strong diversity inclusion culture will invite lower productivity, higher absenteeism, and higher turnover which will result in higher costs to the company. On the other hand, a company choosing to foster an inclusive environment for increased productivity, better problem-solving capabilities, and increased market share
Diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace cause all employees to feel accepted and valued. When employees feel accepted and valued, they are also happier in their workplace and stay longer with a company. As a result, companies with greater diversity in the workplace have lower turnover rates.
Diversity is the collective mixture of differences and similarities that include individual and organizational characteristics, values, beliefs, experiences, backgrounds, preferences, and behaviors
Inclusion is involvement and empowerment, where the inherent worth and dignity of all people are recognized and respected.
Equity is the fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all people, while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups.
Unconscious biases are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness. They are the processes by which the brain uses mental associations that are so well established that it operates without awareness, intention or control.
Workshop Overview 4-hour Workshop: This dynamic and interactive workshop lays the groundwork for fostering a truly inclusive workplace that not only produces innovation, but results in happier and healthier teams. This four-hour session offers practical learning and tools around inclusive leadership, disrupting unconscious bias, and how to navigate cultural diversity within your organization. This is an excellent opportunity for all staff to identify where they are on the journey towards inclusive excellence and contribute to an organization’s goal of being one of the best places to work--for all.
Since 2017, we have utilized the following modules to facilitate diversity and leadership training across a variety of industries including tech companies, government, financial and educational institutions.