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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization

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Earn the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization from Leadership in Action by completing the self-guided Modules and webinars. This Specialization focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion skills including respect, trust, personal accountability, defining micro-aggressions and allyship.  Each Module/webinar will need to completed in full before moving on to the next one. The Modules and webinar included in this Specialization includes:

  1. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: The Basics Webinar
  2. Developing Emotional Intelligence- The Golden Rule
  3. Talk Like A Leader- Holding Yourself Accountable
  4. How To Have Tough Conversations About Diversity & Race Webinar
  5. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Addressing Micro-Aggressions
  6. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Allyship

Each Module in the Specialization is worth six (6) LiA points and the webinars are worth eight (8) LiA points. This Specialization will take a total of approximately 6 hours to complete. 

If any Modules/webinars in the Specialization have been previously completed (great job!), they will be marked as completed within three (3) business days of you registering for the Specialization. You are not required to complete them again. You can, however re-watch any aspects of the Specialization. Please note that additional points will not be awarded for re-watching any pieces of the Specialization.

Any questions or concerns please email: lia@phisigmapi.org

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization Registration

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Start the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization here!

    After you register, you can then start to complete through the Leadership in Action Modules and webinars. There are six (6) total courses in the package. 

    If you have already completed a Module or webinar listed, don't worry you do not need to do it again. Once you register, the courses will be updated by the National Staff within three (3) business days to reflect previously earned points.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion- The Basics Lunch & Learn Webinar

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    For the first of three sessions, experts from Inclusion Strategy Solutions, LLC, Wendy Amengual Wark and Paula T. Edgar, Esq will provide us with a foundational baseline of diversity, equity and inclusion vocabulary and concepts, illustrate the importance of empathy and provide tools and resources to facilitate the navigation of DEI issues.

    The first session in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources with Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC experts, Wendy Amengual Wark and Paula T. Edgar, Esq.

    This session will provide a foundational baseline of diversity, equity and inclusion vocabulary and concepts, illustrate the importance of empathy and provide tools and resources to facilitate the navigation of DEI issues.

    Check out more of our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources at phisigmapi.org/threestars

    Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC is an MWBE certified consulting firm that helps leaders at corporations, academic institutions, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations in the U.S and internationally to advance their organization’s missions through a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Recorded July 2020

    Wendy Amengual Wark (Moderator)

    Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC

    Wendy Amengual Wark, a Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC has worked in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion for more than 20 years. Wendy is in demand as a speaker and presenter and is the author of the blog “All Things Inclusion” and the upcoming book, “Let’s Not Be Polite: Overcoming Barriers to Inclusion.” Wendy has been a diversity thought leader in the public, private, non-profit, and academic sectors throughout “The Evolution of Inclusion.”

    Key Accomplishments:
    Technical Advisor to the U.S. EEOC: Sexual Harassment Prevention, the ADA
    Executive Director at the New York City Commission on the Status of Women
    Lecturer at Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University: Sexual Harassment Prevention, EEO, ADA, HR
    EEO Officer at the New York City Department of Transportation and MTA Metro-North Railroad
    Diversity Manager at FedEx Freight
    New York City’s Liaison to the United Nation’s Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, China
    Friends of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, Co-President

    Wendy has studied at Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; the City College of New York, City University of New York; and the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England and achieved several high academic honors, including Phi Beta Kappa and a Ford Foundation Fellowship.

    Paula T. Edgar, Esq. (Moderator)

    Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC

    Paula T. Edgar, Esq., an attorney and Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC, has worked and consulted in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion for more than 10 years. Paula speaks and consults on these topics by advising, facilitating workshops, professional development training, and providing keynote speeches. Paula has worked extensively with clients to develop and advance DEI initiatives across sectors. Paula is also an expert in inclusive executive/leadership development, professional branding, networking, social media, and career strategies. Paula has demonstrated leadership in numerous civic organizations and she is the immediate past President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA), New York State’s largest black bar association.

    Paula’s professional experiences include serving as the founder and CEO of PGE LLC (a speaking, consulting and executive coaching firm), the inaugural Chief Diversity Officer at New York Law School and as an attorney in the Law Enforcement Division of the New York City Commission on Human Rights.

    Paula received her B.A. in Anthropology from the California State University (Fullerton) and her J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law. She was recognized by The Network Journal Magazine as a “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awardee, a Ms. JD “Woman of Inspiration” and a “Rising Star” by A Better Chance.

  • Developing Emotional Intelligence- The Golden Rule

    Contains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization Module #1 Course objectives for this Module include: Understand self-respect as the foundation to respecting others. Examine the individual behaviors that contribute to a respectful Chapter or workplace. Learn how to maintain respect in a digital world.

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization Module #1

    You will earn six (6) LiA points for completing this Module, Developing Emotional Intelligence- The Golden Rule. This is a self-guided Module through interactive slides and exercises. This Module does not have to be completed in one sitting. All items must be completed in order to move on to the next Module in the Specialization.

    Successful completion of this Module will increase your knowledge and ability to:

    • Understand self-respect as the foundation to respecting others.
    • Examine the individual behaviors that contribute to a respectful Chapter or workplace.
    • Learn how to maintain respect in a digital world.

    Email lia@phisigmapi.org if you have any questions

  • Talk Like A Leader- Holding Yourself Accountable

    Contains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization Module #2 Course objectives for this Module include: Discussing how establishing trust improves your personal accountability, learning how to proactively seek and act on feedback and reflecting on past examples of accountability to improve in the future.

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization Module #2

    You will earn six (6) LiA points for completing this Module, Talk Like A Leader- Holding Yourself Accountable. This is a self-guided Module through interactive slides and exercises. This Module does not have to be completed in one sitting. All items must be completed in order to move on to the next Module in the Specialization.

    Successful completion of this Module will increase your knowledge and ability to:

    • Establish trust to improve your personal accountability.
    • How to proactively seek and act on feedback.
    • Reflect on past examples of accountability to improve in the future.

    Email lia@phisigmapi.org if you have any questions

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion- Addressing Micro-aggressions Lunch & Learn Webinar

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    We are continuing our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources with two more sessions with Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC. Join experts, Wendy Amengual Wark and Paula T. Edgar, Esq for our second session. This session will go over mico-aggression examples, explore the impact of micro-aggressions on campus and examine strategies for addressing micro-aggressions. The recording of the webinar will be made available 24 hours after the live broadcast.

    Second session in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources with Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC experts, Wendy Amengual Wark and Paula T. Edgar, Esq.

    This session will go over mico-aggression examples, explore the impact of micro-aggressions on campus and examine strategies for addressing micro-aggressions.

    Earn 8 Leadership in Action points for watching.

    Check out more of our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources at phisigmapi.org/threestars

    Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC is an MWBE certified consulting firm that helps leaders at corporations, academic institutions, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations in the U.S and internationally to advance their organization’s missions through a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Recorded July 2020

    Wendy Amengual Wark

    Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC

    Wendy Amengual Wark, a Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC has worked in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion for more than 20 years. Wendy is in demand as a speaker and presenter and is the author of the blog “All Things Inclusion” and the upcoming book, “Let’s Not Be Polite: Overcoming Barriers to Inclusion.” Wendy has been a diversity thought leader in the public, private, non-profit, and academic sectors throughout “The Evolution of Inclusion.”

    Key Accomplishments:Technical Advisor to the U.S. EEOC: Sexual Harassment Prevention, the ADAExecutive Director at the New York City Commission on the Status of WomenLecturer at Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University: Sexual Harassment Prevention, EEO, ADA, HREEO Officer at the New York City Department of Transportation and MTA Metro-North RailroadDiversity Manager at FedEx FreightNew York City’s Liaison to the United Nation’s Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, ChinaFriends of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, Co-President

    Wendy has studied at Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; the City College of New York, City University of New York; and the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England and achieved several high academic honors, including Phi Beta Kappa and a Ford Foundation Fellowship.

    Paula T. Edgar, Esq.

    Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC

    Paula T. Edgar, Esq., an attorney and Partner of Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC, has worked and consulted in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion for more than 10 years. Paula speaks and consults on these topics by advising, facilitating workshops, professional development training, and providing keynote speeches. Paula has worked extensively with clients to develop and advance DEI initiatives across sectors. Paula is also an expert in inclusive executive/leadership development, professional branding, networking, social media, and career strategies. Paula has demonstrated leadership in numerous civic organizations and she is the immediate past President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA), New York State’s largest black bar association.

    Paula’s professional experiences include serving as the founder and CEO of PGE LLC (a speaking, consulting and executive coaching firm), the inaugural Chief Diversity Officer at New York Law School and as an attorney in the Law Enforcement Division of the New York City Commission on Human Rights.

    Paula received her B.A. in Anthropology from the California State University (Fullerton) and her J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law. She was recognized by The Network Journal Magazine as a “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awardee, a Ms. JD “Woman of Inspiration” and a “Rising Star” by A Better Chance.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion- Allyship Lunch & Learn Webinar

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    We are continuing our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources with one more session with Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC. Join experts, Wendy Amengual Wark and Paula T. Edgar, Esq for our final session. In this session, we will explore the dynamics of being an effective ally, including self-awareness, education, empathy and self-development, as well as examining strategies for interrupting bias. The recording of the webinar will be made available 24 hours after the live broadcast.

    The first session in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources with Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC experts, Wendy Amengual Wark and Paula T. Edgar, Esq.

    In this session, we will explore the dynamics of being an effective ally, including self-awareness, education, empathy and self-development, as well as examining strategies for interrupting bias.

    Earn 8 Leadership in Action points for attending. This session will be capped at 75 live attendees. If you are unable to attend live, please do not register via zoom. The recording will be made available to Members via CORE and the E-Learning Center for you to watch and earn your LiA points.

    Check out more of our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources at phisigmapi.org/threestars

    Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC is an MWBE certified consulting firm that helps leaders at corporations, academic institutions, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations in the U.S and internationally to advance their organization’s missions through a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Recorded Aug. 2020

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization Certificate

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Congratulations! You have completed the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization.

    Congratulations! You have completed the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization. Click to view and/or print your digital Certificate. The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialization Badge will be added to you CORE profile.