Diversity and Inclusion: Leveraging the strength of difference

2020wed14oct(oct 14)2:00 pmthu15(oct 15)3:30 pmDiversity and Inclusion: Leveraging the strength of difference2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (15)

Event Details

Virtual Workshop 2-Part Series


Session #1:
Wednesday Oct 14
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Session #2:
Thursday Oct 15
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM


This is an opportunity for your team to tap unreached potential. This session begins with an overview of the benefits of having diverse teams and explores the common barriers to full realization of these strengths. By examining common patterns of thinking that limit team growth, participants will learn the value of diversity and inclusion and develop strategies that they can apply to their daily work habits.

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Learning Objectives


Explore your personal diversity story

Develop your understanding of diversity and inclusion in everyday settings

Identify how your personal lens impacts the way you see others

Leverage the strength of diversity in your team for greater outcomes

Identify ways you can support inclusion in any setting


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About Our Facilitator

Melinda Messineo, PhD is a professor of Sociology and the Distinguished Faculty Fellow for Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement at Ball State University. She is a nationally recognized award winning teacher and workshop facilitator. Her research explores representations of individuals in the media and the impact that all media forms have on our understanding of people different from ourselves.


October 14, 2020 2:00 pm - October 15, 2020 3:30 pm