Kristin Powell, Ph.D.
This training involves practical approaches to diversity and inclusion that are customized to the organization and includes a combination of awareness building, information, and tools for developing greater workplace effectiveness. The design and delivery are grounded in research and application from the fields of multicultural communication and psychology. Trainings include small group discussions, self-assessments, and suggested reading materials. We limit training size to a maximum of 30, with 20-25 being optimal. See below for a sample listing of training topics.
Cultural Diversity and Equity Awareness
This training involves developing a shared vocabulary to ground conversations and understanding the impact of personal biases, power, and privilege. Participants are invited to get comfortable with vulnerability and commit to ongoing learning.
Building a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace
The training focuses on the importance of building a foundation for a workplace that values the unique qualities of each individual and developing empathy and respect for others. Participants will learn how to take a proactive approach to dealing with insensitive work environments and how to drive culture change.
Valuing and Managing Diversity for Supervisors and Managers
An advanced training for supervisors and managers who had an introductory diversity awareness training. It is designed to help supervisors and managers identify specific methods for creating an inclusive and equitable work environment and transforming organizational culture.