Essential Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Concepts: Embarking on Your DEI Journey
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EST)
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Does your business or organization want to create greater DEI outcomes, but you're not sure where to start? What is diversity, equity and inclusion, how does it manifest in both our personal and professional lives, and how can we get the conversation started at our workplace?
This session will provide an introduction to some of the foundational topics and considerations important to starting a DEI journey. Participants will be presented with tools and resources that can aid in beginning to cultivate a more inclusive climate in the workplace. Learn more about these concepts, tips to get started and how to better understand ways in which DEI can be advanced within your business.
The workshop includes:
- A definition of introductory DEI terminology
- Key aspects to consider when beginning your DEI journey
- Examples of how these concepts manifest in and outside the workplace
- An understanding of the business case for DEI and how it adds value to your team and organization.
Instructor: Jason Benitez, Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Capital Region Chamber