Race: More Than Just Talk: How To Tackle Tough Conversations

Posted on: January 14, 2021

Although the elections are over, there is still much division in the US. It is often difficult to have tough conversations. Families, colleagues and friends continue to struggle with how to have a civilized conversation when differences run so deep. Join two inclusion experts who will share strategies that work when having sensitive conversations about race, politics and religion. Lenora Billings-Harris and Tracy Brown who will share strategies that work when having sensitive conversations about race, politics and religion.

Igniting Courage with Anne Bonney

Posted on: January 8, 2021

Igniting Courage Podcast is proud to bring you this amazing conversation with global expert in diversity, inclusion, bias and equity in the workplace, Lenora Billings-Harris. We talk about why it takes courage to talk about these topics, and she gives some great strategies for re-framing these things in your brain so you can approach difficult…

Who is next?

Posted on: December 25, 2020

Thoughts 2020As 2020 winds to a close, I am sure many of you are exhaling with a sigh of relief. This has been a year like no other any of us have experienced. Politics, social unrest, and COVID19 have not only impacted us in the USA, but it has also taken its toll globally. As…

Race: More Than Just Talk: The Impact of Systemic Racism-12/17/20

Posted on: November 25, 2020

Join Lenora to explore the impact of the environment and its disparate impact on race. Dr. Cairns researches the relationship between human beings, their environments, and the decisions that impact both. We will discuss the concept of race– is it real or is it a social construct for oppression? We will discuss the adverse effects…

How to Disrupt Racial, Disability, and Gender Bias and Make Culture a Competitive Advantage?

Posted on: September 3, 2020

Racial, disability, and gender biases can negatively impact communities. Unconscious biases can also lead to irrational decision making within organizations without one actually realizing it. Each of these biases, simply based on irrational assumptions, can have a lasting impact on our minds and career choices, which is why understanding how the mind and biases work…

Creating Diverse & Inclusive Customer Experiences

Posted on: July 21, 2020

How to Become an Advocate for Change within Your Organization Shep Hyken interviews Lenora Billings-Harris, an award-winning authority as a diversity strategist, researcher and author. They discuss race and racism within the workplace, and how leaders and employees alike can dismantle biases within their organizations.

More than Just Talk: A Forum on Race-Authenticity

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Expanding on More than Just Talk, this conversation will focus on the barriers and risks of being authentic and fully who we are as a Black person at work, and in our community. Click here to view this July 9, 2020 forum.

How to talk about race in the workplace

Posted on: June 16, 2020

Discussing race and diversity at work isn’t just ‘woke’. It’s good business, say experts. by Stacey Tisdale31 May 2019 When it comes to well-intentioned but awkward conversations about race and culture in the workplace, March of Dimes Chief People Officer Darlene Slaughter has “heard it all”. Slaughter – a thought leader in the growing field…