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Webinar: Board diversity and inclusion workshop

Build strong diversity practices for your board

Board Diversity & Inclusion is an interactive workshop to equip board members with tools to create a culture that actively embraces a spectrum of voices and lived experiences.

In this half-day workshop, program participants learn key concepts and strategies for creating diversity on their board.

Is this workshop right for you?

This workshop is for not-for-profit board members and Executive Directors who want to increase diversity and inclusion in their board but are not sure where to start.


This three-hour workshop equips participants with:

  • Skills and tools to bring diversity and inclusion practices into their boards
  • Processes to encourage diversity and inclusion through recruitment, open meetings, planning, and engagement
  • Develop self-awareness and knowledge about diversity, inclusion and the impact of privilege on not-for-profit governance and leadership

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the benefits to their community in creating more diversity
  • Build confidence in using strategies to engage more diversity
  • Apply skills to embrace diversity across teams in their community organization
  • Recognize cultural competency challenges in their organization and identify steps required to build and sustain diversity and inclusion actions in their work
  • Lead conversations about diversity and inclusion in their organizations

Topics covered

  • Benefits of creating a diverse and inclusive board
  • Key concepts: diversity, inclusion, and privilege
  • First/next steps in creating an inclusive culture
  • Developing and integrating diversity/inclusion into board/organizational policies
Date and Time: 
October 6, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm