May 21, 2040


Description

Talking about diversity and inclusion can be confusing and uncomfortable. We'll look at the history and most important terms and concepts regarding this work, and then discuss how you can become more knowledgeable and confident in conversations and interactions in diverse environments. There will be time for questions and answers as well. Specific take-aways will include:

  • Historical overview of diversity awareness
  • The "diversity in diversity" - the differences in people that can be related to bias are numerous
  • The ideal state you might like to see in your workplace, and why it matters to hold that in your awareness
  • Definitions of: representation, inclusion, equity, equality, privilege, individual unconscious bias, systemic bias
  • Phrases and terms to avoid
  • Questions to ask and tips to help you stay courageous and calm, and engage constructively
  • Resources: how to learn more about creating a more effective and more inclusive workplace and society

Featured Speakers

Speaker Cindy Wigglesworth

Cindy Wigglesworth is the President of Deep Change. She worked at Exxon Mobil for 20 years in HR, including as the Human Resources Manager for Exxon Mobil Coal and Mineral Company – a global organization with 6000 employees.
Since 2000 she has been running her own company doing consulting, training and …

Cindy Wigglesworth is the President of Deep Change. She worked at Exxon Mobil for 20 years in HR, including as the Human Resources Manager for Exxon Mobil Coal and Mineral Company – a global organization with 6000 employees.


Since 2000 she has been running her own company doing consulting, training and coaching for major organizations.  Recently, Cindy has focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. Cindy is a popular speaker and a best-selling author. She has appeared at TEDx events and on TV, radio, and podcast programs.  She is the best-selling author of SQ21:  Twenty-one Skills of Spiritual Intelligence. 


You can learn more about Cindy here: https://deepchange.com/about/cindy_wigglesworth

Full Description



Organizer

SPE-GCS Diversity and Inclusion Committee


Date and Time

Mon, May 21, 2040

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


Location

Zoom Meeting