As a woman-owned and women-led organization, at Integrated Work, we strongly believe and advocate for a world where women feel safe, empowered, and have the same opportunity as everyone else to thrive and be successful. We will continue to support women’s rights, equity, and empowering other women. There’s so much to be done, and we’re in it for the long haul.
Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is not only the “right” thing to do, it also makes smart business sense! Here are a few studies that illustrate how companies who invest in DEI improve performance…
As we all take advantage of the benefits of remote work, coaches and facilitators also have the opportunity to offer Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training programs virtually. The transition from in-person to virtual may be easy to some and challenging for another. How do you ensure that your online Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion workshop or training is inclusive?
Good facilitation skills can be applied in all kinds of meetings and circumstances, including strategic planning, peer learning and any kind of gathering where a diverse group of people come together to have a conversation that enables them to work toward a decision or a plan of action. For those who have been in the trenches, you know it is not easy to facilitate with confidence, grace, and courage. It takes time and skill building to create desired outcomes through the art of conversation.
The diversity and inclusion concept of cultural humility is an instrument employed by institutions and organizations that seek to achieve cultural transformation. In her TEDx talk on Cultural Humility, Juliana Mosley challenges us to practice cultural humility so we may observe our own personal biases and collectively learn to embrace, appreciate, and live communally with those who are different from us.
In his seven-and-a-half-minute video, “Staying Sane and Effective When the World is Upside Down,” Ed Batista, Harvard Business School lecturer, offers some new perspectives and helpful tips for navigating the stressful times in life. Check it out!
Staying informed, understanding, inviting others to the conversation, engaging in difficult and uncomfortable discussions are good places to start. Here are some resources that we’ve curated and were shared within our network…
Given the events of recent days, the team at Integrated Work continues to explore resources to deepen our collective understanding of the role of racism in our culture, and to help support meaningful conversations that can help us all make progress toward the creation of equity. Mike Biselli, who has been catalyzing a movement to reimagine healthcare, recently hosted a compelling podcast “Confronting Systemic Racism in Healthcare” featuring industry expert Duane Elliot Reynolds.