Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Four-Part Certificate Course for Communicators – Part One

DE&I and the Communicator’s Role: Foundations of a DE&I Program

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

  • The FAQ: What DE&I is really about—busting myths and misconceptions
  • The “Why of DE&I”: How to discover your organization’s deeper DE&I purpose
  • The communicator’s role: Your part in empowering DE&I across the organization
  • How to work with HR and other departments—and when to take the lead
  • Advanced allyship and accompliceship for communicators
  • First steps: Dipping into inclusive language and visual representation
  • Kim Clark
    Affiliate Consultant
    Ragan Consulting Group
  • Aerial M. Ellis, Ed.D.
    Professor, Department of Communications
    Lipscomb University
  • Joseph Dawson
    Director, strategic communications
    Freddie Mac