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Creating an Inclusive Culture - Why Everyone Must Play a Role

Date:
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Women Lead Webinar Series

Inclusivity and diversity are often used as one interchangeable concept. While they are related, we should separate them. Diversity is fundamentally about getting enough variety into the team and company. Inclusivity, however, is about creating a culture where the diverse perspective is heard, valued and acted on. Thus, creating an inclusive culture is the ultimate prize for any team and any company. 

Working with people who are different from you isn’t so easy – whether that difference is based on gender, race, age, experience or style. What can you do to build an inclusive culture whether you are the team leader or a team member?

Facilitator Dr. Wanda Wallace, a leadership expert and executive coach, will provide an overview of the latest research on inclusivity including:

  • What happens in inclusive cultures and why they matter so much
  • What leaders do to create an inclusive culture
  • Your role in creating the culture you want

This webinar is presented by:

Wanda Wallace

Wanda Wallace, Ph.D.
President and CEO
The Leadership Forum

Dr. Wanda Wallace is President and CEO of Leadership Forum, Inc. LFI helps organizations get it and keep it – from talent to strategic thinking. Their focus is on enabling leaders to deliver better results through better thinking, better execution, better leadership, better teams and better diversity.In the last several years, Dr. Wallace has focused on helping women advance their careers as well as assisting corporations in engaging managers in the diversity agenda. She is the author of Reaching the Top, Factors that Impact the Careers and Retention of Senior Women Leaders along with two co-authored with Corporate Research Forum entitled Diversity and Business Performance and Developing and Broadening Specialists. She is currently working on a forthcoming book titled The Expertise Bind: Navigating the Transition from Expert to Leader. Dr. Wallace received her Ph.D. from the Psychology Department at Duke University in 1985, with special emphasis on cognitive and thought processes.

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