Cultivating a sense of belonging in the workplace is a fundamental part of creating a better workforce for the future. A common theme amongst corporations is adapting so they are not only driving business goals, but also ensuring that the workplace puts a focus on providing employees with a sense of belonging within the organization.
But where do you begin? And what does it truly mean to put this into practice? This session is not just about the “why” but it is about the “how”.
Before we can inspire change, it is important to understand what "belonging" looks like in the workplace. (remote, hybrid or in-person)
Integrating DEIB takes planning, time, consistent intentional action. You’ll learn how to develop an actionable approach to influencing change.
Lead the way in change by motivating and inspiring those around you. We’ll help you understand what steps you can take so your DEIB plans come to fruition.
Recognized as a Top 30 Global Guru for Management, TedX speaker, and author, Natasha Bowman, JD, SPHR has labored to transform the American workplace from the inside out for nearly 20 years. As a champion for employees, she’s worked with a broad range of organizations as a c-suite HR executive to create an engaging environment where employees are respected, genuine leaders are cultivated, and top performance is achieved. Natasha is an award-winning, modern day pioneer of workplace equality, inspiring organizations to not just pay lip service to workplace rights but craft highly-engaged cultures where every employee is truly dignified and valued for their contribution. Because of her ability to diagnose workplace issues and provide proven solutions to organizations, she is often referred to as The Workplace Doctor.
Dr. Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn has an M.A. in Social Justice and Education from University College London’s Institute of Education and an Ed.D. from Johns Hopkins University. She is an educator, speaker, and professional learning facilitator. Sarah has experience teaching at both the secondary and elementary levels and in 2011 was named Teacher of the Year at Lakeside Upper Elementary School in Lake Village, Arkansas. As a teacher educator, Sarah’s areas of focus have included classroom culture, social identity, and diversity, equity and inclusiveness. She has designed and facilitated learning experiences with schools and districts across the country and with organizations including Learning for Justice, Microsoft, LinkedIn, and NY Times Student Travel. Sarah is known for creating and developing learning experiences that are engaging, meaningful and oriented towards action.