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DEI Committees: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Achieving Diversity Equity and Inclusiveness in the workplace has become a fundamental part of fulfilling the mission and goals of any organization. One initiative that has been around for years is the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. When the DEI Committee members are operating at their peak performance, these high functioning teams can influence and change outdated policies, recruitment strategies, workplace morale and provide a framework to enhance the organization’s competitive advantage. But are DEI Committees successful at making long term change? The research says many are falling short. This interactive webinar will focus on:

 What is missing in most DEI Committees that could be derailing long term progress

 How to develop “focused” action statements that delves deeper than traditional minority recruitment and retention strategies

 How to move beyond “diversity training" to long term education

 3 crucial tips every DEI Committee members needs to add into their framework

 A new approach to select committee members that recruits for a combination of talent and interest

So, if you have a new DEI Committee, trying to get the gang back together or secretly wondering if long term DEI standing committee is still effective, this webinar is for you! Elaina Norlin is currently the Professional Development/DEI Coordinator for the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL). She is an accomplished teacher, technology and leadership development trainer, and author with extensive leadership experience and a flair for public relations, sales and communications. To date, she has delivered over 40 workshops, training sessions, presentations and institutes both nationally and internationally on marketing, web usability design, facilitation, strategic influence and conflict management. She is author of three books: "Usability Testing for Library Websites," "E-Learning and Business Plans" and "Creating Amazing Organizations: An Insider Look at Employment Engagement Trends" (January 2021).

Registration: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2398412401104049680

Date:
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience:
  Community     UF Libraries Employees  

Event Organizer

Twanna Hodge