Transform: Removing Barriers for Women of Color
About the training
Transform: Removing Barriers for Women of Color is an innovative learning experience for high-performing women of color and their allies designed to support, develop, and advance women of color at work by providing socio-cultural insight, targeted leadership training and tools, and an environment that fosters trust and mutual commitment. Attendees should be director-level and above women of color, white women, men and emerging leaders at other levels.
The workshop is an immersive experience which will increase cross-cultural awareness and understanding at your organization, covering the historical, societal, emotional, economic, and professional. It creates a ‘coalition of the willing’ of industry professionals committed to gender and racial equality for all. It builds confidence in oneself an inclusive leader, teaching participants what to look out for and how to create safe environments where all talent can thrive. Most importantly, it creates tangible outcomes in guided, collaborative problem-solving which can truly transform the experiences of women of color at your organization.
Participants should: aspire to contribute on a higher level; have the respect of key leaders so they will be an effective change agent; be line leaders or HR professionals, or allies who volunteer or are recommended by women of color participants. Guest speakers must be comfortable with transparency and vulnerability.
Increase contextual understanding of the experience of women of color through data, research, and classroom engagement.
Develop both core and cultural leadership competence.
Identify company-specific barriers to recruiting and retaining women of color.
Learn practical tools to help embed relevant strategies.
Forge trusting relationships that open doors to opportunity for women of color and improve collaboration.
Who Should Attend?
All people leaders
Program is available year-round
*Class size is limited to 50 participants
Sample Agenda (from previous year)
Day 1 (Full Day)
Insights & Understanding
Day 2 (Full Day)
Skills & Solutions: Leadership in Action
Day 3 (Half Day)
Plans & Progress: Success Factors & Commitment