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Forum Webinar – Harnessing the Power of Resistance: Transformative Leadership Strategies

November 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST


When: November 19, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST

Level: Intermediate
Track: D&I Strategy
Presenters: Dr. Christopher Sansone, Verticle Leadership  |  Maria Velasco, MA, Beyond Inclusion group
Cost: Free
Registration: Click here

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.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understanding the role of resistance in diversity and inclusion initiatives
  2. Recognizing resistance and how it can thwart or be openly engaged to support change
  3. Learning leadership strategies to engage resistance as a positive force for diversity, equity, and inclusion change initiatives


Ben Rue
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