TIME: 6:00 - 7:15 pm
L&D’s Role in Cultivating Racial Equity in the Workplace
Issues of diversity and racial equity have taken a renewed importance in many organizations. How do we in L&D, including both those who hold more privileged identities and those who don’t, connect meaningfully to the conversation, process our feelings and perceptions, and design learning experiences that are equitable?
In this session, we’ll discuss L&D’s role in cultivating racial equity and participants will walk away with key resources and actions to:
6:00 - 6:10 pm Welcome & Introductions
6:10 - 7:10 pm Presentation
7:10- 7:15 pm Learning Wrap-Up & Meeting Close
Registrations are not considered definite or confirmed until payment has been submitted.
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About the Presenter:
Jessica Jackson (Jess) has worked within a myriad of educational contexts addressing access, retention, and success of diverse students. A commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is the foundation of all of her work, and she has been recognized at the international level for her advocacy and strategic program development. Her expertise in strategic planning, data and assessment, and program development coupled with her dynamic facilitation and training skills, have enabled her to create sustainable impact within large education-focused organizations, and she is a Tedx Speaker.
Augmenting her work in education, Jess is serving as a Project Manager and Learning Experience Designer at TorranceLearning. Within this role she has helped to develop TorranceLearning’s curriculum Cultivating Racial Equity in the Workplace (CREW) a holistic training program that addresses barriers to equity in the workplace using research-based best practices from social psychology research.
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