The Role of Governing Boards in Driving DEI Work

In this workshop, facilitators guide participants in identifying cultural and organizational change necessary to achieving equity in the workplace and explore why governing boards have a crucial role in an organization’s DEI success. Participants become familiar with key domains and best practices for organizational change. Then, they identify and begin exploring opportunities to turn aspirations into reality.


Workshop Overview

Introduction: Workshop Objectives
Facilitators lay the foundation for the workshop, introduce dialogue practices, and have participants get to know one another.

Section I: DEI Frameworks
Participants develop a shared understanding of key concepts about organizational change and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) necessary for creating a more inclusive workplace.

Section II: Organizational Assessment
Participants learn to identify stages of organizational change and DEI journeys.

Section III: Components of Organizational Change
Facilitators introduce tools, frameworks, and best practices for achieving organizational change in the workplace.

Section IV: Applied Learning
Participants harness skills and strategies for planning and setting goals to reduce inequity in systemic and cultural policies and practices.