Let's Talk About It: Building Capacity for Greater Inclusion in the Workplace

Do you ever get stuck when it comes to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? Don’t want to mess it up? Wonder what are the “right” words to use or actions to take? While there is no quick fix or one- size- fits- all approach, this session will provide strategies and tools to increase context and engage DEI with courage and authenticity.

Learn how to build capacity for greater inclusion by going beyond “awareness building” to true inclusivity. You will hear about tools you can use to have the difficult conversation in your office, home and meetings around diversity and inclusion.


About the Speaker

Becky Martinez

Becky is passionate about inclusion, systems thinking and working with individuals, groups and organizations to reach their full potential. Her career portfolio includes being a business owner as an organization development consultant, working as an administrator within the California State University, the University of California, and the Colorado State University systems as well as private liberal arts colleges.

She is a faculty member for the Social Justice Training Institute, a Co-Lead facilitator for the LeaderShape Institute, a certified trainer for the Anti-Defamation League, a certified trainer for the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, a member of the Southern California Trainer’s Institute, and is certified as a counselor-advocate through Peace over Violence (previously Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women) and works with a Title I elementary school in California regarding college. She holds a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne, a Master of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Colorado State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of La Verne.


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