How To Make Your College More Equitable, Diverse, And Inclusive

with
Treena Orchard
Live Session
$99.00
  • October 25, 2021, 1:30 pm   EST
Training Includes:
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Internationally recognized anthropologist, author, and activist Treena Orchard will shed light on how you can make these crucial changes.

What You'll Learn

  • What does equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) mean?
  • Why is EDI important in post-secondary institutions?
  • How can you foster a sense of cohesion and shared vision?
  • How can you use intellectual empathy to your advantage?
  • What happens when people resist implementing EDI policies?
  • How can you harness art and creativity to make culture change?
When:
Monday, October 25, 2021; 1:30 PM Eastern
Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period.

Training Overview

6 ways to increase equity, diversity, and inclusion - Discover how to foster equity and inclusion on your campus.

Over the past month, several publications have published rankings of colleges and universities, including scoring ethnic diversity and demonstrated commitment to inclusion. On October 11, President Biden issued an executive order prioritizing advancing educational equity for Native Americans.

Most higher education institutions have made commitments to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), but many continue to struggle to implement effective policies and practices. You can use innovative, non-threatening approaches to begin a dialogue that will lead to making your institution a safer, more meaningful place for all.

  • What does equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) mean?
  • Why is EDI important in post-secondary institutions?
  • How can you foster a sense of cohesion and shared vision?
  • How can you use intellectual empathy to your advantage?
  • What happens when people resist implementing EDI policies?
  • How can you harness art and creativity to make culture change?

Who Should Attend?

  • Post-secondary educators

  • Presidents

  • Chancellors

  • Provosts

  • Vice presidents

  • Vice provosts

  • Deans

  • Associate and assistant deans

  • Academic department chairpersons

  • Faculty development staff

  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion professionals

  • Student affairs professionals

  • Title IX coordinators

  • Human resources professionals

  • Hiring staff

  • Curriculum specialists

  • Faculty union representatives

  • Teaching assistants

  • In-house counsel

  • Community engagement professionals

Expert Presenter

Treena Orchard

  • Medical anthropologist
  • Associate Professor in the School of Health Studies at Western University, located in London, Ontario
  • Formed the Anti-Racism Taskforce in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University during the initial stage of the Black Lives Matter movement
  • Published more than 50 articles and book chapters and delivered 70 professional presentations
  • Published two academic books with Springer Press

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