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NCBI Leadership for Diversity Institute - August 2019

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Baltimore Hunt Valley

213 International Circle

Cockeysville, MD 21030

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NCBI's Leadership for Diversity Institute is a three and half day leadership training in diversity, equity, and inclusion.In large group classes, participants learn a replicable set of practical skills; then in small group settings, there is an opportunity to practice the skills with support and encouragement from others. You will learn the following.

A. How to Integrate a Powerful Set of Diversity Skills into your Leadership

  • Valuing and welcoming similarities and differences among group members and staff

  • Examining the misinformation and unconscious bias that impacts our behavior toward others

  • Understanding the role identity plays in leadership

  • Identifying the harmful effects of oppression on one’s own group

  • Preventing and interrupting bigoted remarks and behaviors

  • Learning how to be an ally to all groups

B. How to Gain Greater Support for your Leadership on Diversity Issues

Participants practice how to implement NCBI skills and practices in their own workplace and community settings. Individual coaching is provided in these skills

  • Leading effective meetings that include everyone’s voice

  • Building a team of support for one’s own leadership

  • Structuring effective, respectful conversations about difference and

  • Increasing cultural competency

C. How to Listen to Concerns Underneath Controversial Issues

Participants learn skills to move hotly contested issues forward and then reframe the conversation in a way that builds bridges.

D. How to Partner with NCBI to Build a Local Community, Campus or Organizational affiliate to Institutionalize the Skills.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There is no minimum age requirement for this event. Participants in the past have ranged from 16 to 75 years of age.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The training takes place at Embassy Suite Baltimore Huntvalley; the hotel provides parking.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact NCBI at (240) 638-2813 or at info@ncbi.org.

What's the refund policy?

NCBI will refund the full cost of registration up to July 6, 2019. If cancellation occurs, at least two weeks before the start date of the Institute, NCBI will refund half the cost of registration. Any cancellation past that date will not be refunded.

Please notify of cancellations by writing to info@ncbi.org or calling NCBI’s office at (240) 638-2813 Monday through Thursday from 9:00AM to 4:00PM eastern.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

There is no need to bring your printed ticket to the Institute. Your name will be on the list.

Can I update my registration information?

You may update your registration information up to one week prior to the Institute. For August's Institute, the deadline is July 30th, 2019.

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