Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Certificate Course for Communicators – Module One

Too many DEI programs fail to go beyond good intentions. This session will give you a roadmap that advances diversity at your organization—and your role in it. You’ll learn:

  • The FAQ: What DEI is really about—busting myths and misconceptions
  • The “Why of DEI”: How to discover your organization’s deeper DEI purpose
  • The communicator’s role: Your part in empowering DEI across the organization
  • How unconscious bias derails DEI communication efforts
  • Allyship and accompliceship for communicators: Inclusive language and visual representation
  • How microaggressions undermine an inclusive culture—and how to stop them
  • Managing DEI backlash
  • Kim Clark
    Affiliate Consultant
    Ragan Consulting Group
  • Aerial M. Ellis, Ed.D.
    Professor, Department of Communications
    Lipscomb University
  • Deborah L. Johnson
    Faculty Member
    Executive Leadership Diversity Institute UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Business