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Foundations of Diversity and Inclusion

In Partnership with Eagle’s Flight

Going from Introspection to Action to Build Inclusion

When it comes to company culture, everyone from senior leaders to individual contributors has an impact. Driving real change at the cultural level means shifting our behaviors and thought processes. By examining our individual beliefs, we’ll gain context for understanding others. By recognizing how interactions shape company culture, we’ll build a foundation for enacting the changes needed to cultivate an inclusive workplace.

Upcoming course date

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 12:30-3:00pm PT
Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 12:30-3:00pm PT

Benefits of attending this online course

  • Recognize your own thought patterns, assumptions, or biases and address them
  • Appreciate—and see the advantage of—individual differences
  • Gain a greater understanding of how you can make a positive impact at your organization
  • Apply changes to create an inclusive environment and meet DEI goals within your organization

Foundations in Diversity & Inclusion content overview

Diversity is about acknowledging and respecting the differences of the people who you work with, while inclusion is creating a culture of trust and belonging that enables every individual to maximize their contributions. Company culture isn’t set simply by the guidance of HR, it manifests across each layer and team in an organization. Intentionally building a culture where employees and leaders embrace diversity and inclusion can have tremendous benefits for your organization. This course is valuable for team members at all levels, offering an engaging experience that is part introspective and part interactive. Through a combination of hands-on techniques, the course facilitator will guide participants to look inward to externally produce results that allow those around them to thrive.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate

This course is offered on its own or as part of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate. Learn more.

Registration and Fees

Dates and fees Registration
Thursday, December 2, 2021, 12:30-3:00pm PT
$295
Register now
Deadline: November 23, 2021
Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 12:30-3:00pm PT
$295
Register now
Deadline: January 25, 2022

Program fee includes instruction and learning materials. Payment must be made by credit card or UW budget transfer prior to the course. It is strongly encouraged that you register early as space is limited. See discount and cancellation policies.

Greg Neville brings nearly two decades of experience in developing leaders and teams within the business, non-profit, and voluntary sectors. He’s an executive coach, facilitator, and regular public speaker.
Greg’s background began in IT when he graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Computer Science. He then moved into the charity sector, leading the NI (Northern Ireland) division of a UK-wide charity fundraising company. Moving into the sales sector, Greg occupied several sales roles, developing business relationships across the UK and Ireland. Since 2009 he has continued to develop, lead, and pioneer community development in South Belfast, as it seeks to emerge from the conflict in Northern Ireland.

Partnership with Eagle’s Flight

The course facilitator for Foundations of Diversity and Inclusion is from the organization Eagle’s Flight. Founded in 1988, Eagle’s Flight has earned its reputation as a global leader in the development and delivery of business-relevant experiential learning programs that ensure lasting behavior change within an organization. Sustained learning is achievable through an approach that builds conviction by changing the hearts, minds, and skills of every employee, and experiential learning is a powerful vehicle to achieve that. It engages and challenges all levels of participants, giving organizations of all sizes and industries an unrivaled competitive edge due to improved workforce performance and productivity.