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When: November 19, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Track: D&I Strategy
Presenters: Dr. Christopher Sansone, Verticle Leadership | Maria Velasco, MA, Beyond Inclusion group
Success in diversity and inclusion initiatives eludes many organizations. Often leaders make the fatal error of avoiding valuable resistance. In this interactive experience, you’ll explore the positive role resistance plays in the implementation of successful diversity and inclusion initiatives. Transformative leaders who know the probable sequence, sources, and variety of fears unique to diversity and inclusion change initiatives can respond proactively through open engagement.
Understanding the role of resistance in diversity and inclusion initiatives
Recognizing resistance and how it can thwart or be openly engaged to support change
Learning leadership strategies to engage resistance as a positive force for diversity, equity, and inclusion change initiatives