Transformative DEI Facilitator Training: Inclusive Communication
Train-the-Trainer Course Information
The Transformative DEI Facilitator Training Series is a collection of interactive sessions for those who wish to sharpen their skills and strategies to address systemic barriers and advance equity.
This training workshop provides you with the tools you need to train staff inside of your organization to transform your organization into a diverse and inclusive place to work where everyone can thrive with a modern and comprehensive approach to DEI, while exploring the impact of culture and values on work environments and learn how to solve conflicts and dilemmas.
Learn How To Solve Conflicts and Dilemmas
This training workshop provides your staff with the tools they need to transform your organization into a diverse and inclusive place to work. Our workshop explores the impact of culture and values on work environments, helping your staff to recognize and overcome biases while also mastering conversational skills. Our modern and comprehensive approach to DEI allows everyone in your organization to thrive.
Practical Skills for Courageous Communication
We provide your staff with practical skills for courageously communicating in challenging conversations. Our workshop helps your team to practice courageous communication when navigating equity conflicts and to deepen their capacity to effectively intervene in the face of bias or disparities. Our comprehensive approach ensures that your staff have the tools they need to tackle challenging communication with confidence.
Explore And Understand Culture And Values
Our training workshop provides your staff with the opportunity to explore and understand culture and values. We help them to recognize how culture and values impact work environments, and we provide them with the skills they need to successfully navigate these issues. Our modern approach ensures that your organization is a diverse and inclusive place for everyone to work.
Why You Should Attend:
- Increase confidence to intervene: Through learning and practicing courageous communication skills, participants will be better equipped to intervene effectively when faced with bias or disparities. They will have the confidence to take action and make a positive impact.
- Improve team collaboration: By learning how to communicate courageously across diverse teams, participants will be able to foster a more inclusive and collaborative work environment. This will help them build stronger relationships with colleagues and drive better business results.
- Create a culture of equity and inclusion: Participants who complete this training will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to promote equity and inclusion in their workplace. This will lead to a more diverse and equitable workplace culture, where everyone feels valued and included.
All participants will receive a comprehensive digital course kit to facilitate the course on their own that includes: The Ultimate Guide to Transformative DEI Facilitation, virtual and in-person facilitators' guides, participant guide, pre-and post assessments, promotional swipe materials, session recording.
What our Students Say about the course:
I am grateful for the opportunity to have taken this DEI facilitator training. It was a great experience that has empowered me with practical skills to deliver a training about equity conflicts. I enjoyed role playing scenarios that called for courage in intra-group accountability, leadership power dynamics, and collaborating across differences within a team context. The training supports participants to cultivate courageous spaces necessary for having challenging conversations. As a DEI Facilitator, you need proficiency in inclusive communication and understanding intercultural differences. I would recommend this training to anyone interested in becoming a DEI Facilitator. - Training Manager
The training was incredibly well done and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to improve their DEI facilitation skills. The trainer was extremely knowledgeable and provided us with a lot of tools and resources that we can use in our own work. - Nonprofit Leader
This training supports participants to cultivate the courage necessary for having challenging conversations. As a DEI Champion, you need proficiency in inclusive communication and understanding intercultural differences. Participants will be empowered with practical skills to courageously communicate in conversations about overt and implicit equity conflicts. Participants will be invited to try on their new courageous communication skills by role playing scenarios that call for courage in intra-group accountability, leadership power dynamics, and collaborating across differences within a team context. Through learning and practicing courageous communication, participants will be better equipped to effectively intervene when they are called to take action in the face of bias or disparities.
- Recognize and overcome biases by mastering conversational skills and strategies to successfully tackle challenging communication.
- Learn practical skills for courageously communicating in challenging conversations
- Practice courageous communication when navigating equity conflicts
- Deepen capacity to effectively intervene in the face of bias or disparities
About the Facilitators
Dr. Ro Carson achieved her degree at George Washington University in the American Studies field. In addition to achieving her doctorate degree, Ro has been a passionate DEI and adult learning consultant, author, and podcast host. Prior to attending George Washington University, Carson was a high school Social Studies teacher in Dallas, Texas. Her experience both in and outside of the classroom led her to pursue a graduate degree in American Studies. Ro plans to use what she learned about race and identity in the American Studies program to continue decolonizing spaces, adding seats to the table, and creating an affirming space for often marginalized voices to be both heard and prioritized. Dr. Carson's area of focus includes race, gender, sexuality, media studies, and U.S. history.
Dr. Carson is a culturally conscious leader and seasoned people and systems strategist with advanced education in educational leadership, American history and culture, and human resources. She utilizes her skills to design, manage, and execute experiences and curate environments where people feel changed, charged, and informed.
Rachael Reichenbach is a consultant and facilitator dedicated to significant, systemic change. She uses tools and practices from deep equity and systems thinking to support organizations through the process of moving toward their deepest aspirations. Over the past ten years, she has facilitated and collaborated on social change processes in various settings - from political education and organizing to antiracism culture shift to community food systems activation and network weaving.
In this time of simultaneous multi-system transformation, she brings the skills, experience, and wisdom to help you address the root causes of the increasingly severe and complex challenges we collectively seek to solve. Her facilitation work focuses on supporting organizations and networks through strategy development, visioning, action planning, group dynamics, culture shift, and stakeholder engagement. Her approach to facilitation is rooted in the Training for Change school of thought and deeply influenced by her teachers and mentors Joseph McIntyre, Miles Gordon, Yotam Marom, and Annabel Membrillo Jimenez.