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Equity & Inclusion Excellence Certificate Program

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This program is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills to improve equity practices and lead equity improvement locally.

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EQUITY EXCELLENCE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

At this inflection point in global history, learning the art and practice of active allyship to advance equity and inclusive excellence is critical. Become more proficient in active allyship by exploring how unconscious bias, social identities, stereotype threat, and privilege factor into interactions, the art of shifting/sharing privilege, and building networks to support active allyship. Practice setting goals to advance active allyship, measures to track success, and ideas to test improvements locally.

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The Program consists of 4-parts as shown to in the right panel that build upon one another to further the knowledge and skills of the participant. Each part will be 90 minutes in duration and will be conducted via Zoom on the following schedule:

Wed, July 7, 7-8:30 p.m. (EST), Part 1

Wed, July 14, 7-8:30 p.m. (EST), Part 2

Wed, July 21, 7-8:30 p.m. (EST), Part 3

Wed, July 28, 7-8:30 p.m. (EST), Part 4

Part 1: Awareness

Explore how unconscious bias, social identities, stereotype threats, and privilege interactions play a role in our lives. Explore film, print media, and laws to build awareness and strengthen your role as an active ally.

Part 2: Action

Explore how unconscious biases and prior experiences influence our receptiveness and confidence to engage in active allyship. Delve into your own networks and brainstorm what ideal networks could look like to become proficient ally practitioners.

Part 3: Translation

Explore research-informed change ideas together to improve active allyship practices using the Plan- Do-Study-Act cycle..

Part 4: Translation

Reconvene to reflect, connect and discuss learnings within the Model for Improvement to further advance your own active allyship practice.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

Dr. Amy Bonomi is Professor of Human Development, co-founder and founding director of the Women’s Leadership Institute, and former chair (from 2013-2018) of the Human Development department at Michigan State University. The goals of the Women’s Leadership Institute are to create equity for women worldwide by igniting women leaders. Dr. Bonomi co-edited the award-winning book, Women Leading Change in Academia: Breaking the Glass Ceiling, Cliff and Slipper (Cognella). Endorsed by the American Psychological Association, it convenes the perspectives of diverse female leaders on issues of leadership and the challenges of structural racism, bias, and discrimination. Dr. Bonomi has presented on equity and inclusion to thousands of individuals and teams across the U.S. and Canada.

Dr. Dionne Stephens is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Florida International University. Dr. Stephens is widely recognized for her professional development workshops that center inclusion, and equity across diverse contexts. A multiple-award winning mentor and teacher, Dr. Stephens has been an invited presenter on inclusion and equity at the National Institutes for Health, American Psychological Association, University of Houston, Affirming Youth Foundation, Miami- Dade Economic Trust, and numerous other organizations. Dr. Stephens has won multiple awards for mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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