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Conscious Equity 2.0: Fostering a Connected Culture

March 8, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The challenges that face our society and the world impact relationships at work and take a toll on organizational culture. With the lack of guidance, it is an inevitable and expected outcome that external pressures permeate into internal organizational dynamics. Most leaders do not have the training or the capacity to navigate the growing number of sensitive issues that are popping up in every organization. In many cases, employees are not aware of how seemingly harmless comments can lead to major conflicts and stress. Today, social justice movements and activists around the world are standing up for accountability and action. More than ever before, ignorance is no longer a valid excuse for behaviors that create a toxic workplace.

Conscious Equity 2.0 is a leadership roadmap to support value-based strategic decisions. CE 2.0 will also help organizations identify what additional skills and tools employees need to thrive. Through a series of group discussions, self-reflections, team-based leadership challenges, and experiential learning exercises, leaders will begin to understand how to create a culture that values equity for all.

At the end of this learning lab, participants will be able to explore both unconscious and conscious bias and its role in communication, decision-making, and culture. Trainees will practice and analyze cultural competence and emotional intelligence in a range of relevant scenarios. From their learning, participants will examine a systems-based approach to decision making and organizational culture-building habits. Finally, leaders will be able to identify strategies for negotiating and reconciling ideological differences on external events.

Talia Fox is an internationally renowned leadership strategist who has designed hundreds of training curricula and experiences across diverse industries and countries. She holds a master’s degree in Education and graduated from Harvard University’s Leadership Fellowship Program in 2015. She is also a certified EQ-2.0 (Emotional Intelligence) Coach with over 10 years of executive coaching experience.

Ms. Fox has been training leaders since 2000 and has developed federal leaders for the last 12 years. She is currently the lead diversity strategist at Harvard University and has been a leadership development consultant and keynote at both the Women of Color Conference and the Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference (BEYA).

All full and group registrants of this program year (2021-2022) are invited to attend at no cost.

TOC takes your health and safety very seriously and will abide by the COVID-19 CDC and Health Guidance for the District of Columbia. Regardless of vaccination status, all attendees must wear a mask at all times unless actively eating and drinking. We also advise you to consult your organization’s guidance. We are staying abreast of national and local guidance and will keep you apprised of any changes to this event.

We can’t wait to see you!

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Q- I am a paid registrant but cannot attend in person. Is there an option for me to view online?
A- Our goal is to make the in person sessions available via live stream to registrants who have opted for the full registration package. Use the RSVP button above to be routed to the ZOOM registration page. Identify if you will join “In-person” or via “Live Stream” and submit your RSVP. You will receive the event information in your email from ZOOM. Don’t forget to add it to your calendar!

 Q- I am not a current registrant, can I attend this Professional Development Program event?
A- Yes, you can attend this event for a onetime cost of $60 or you can register for the full program year and attend this plus all upcoming professional development sessions!

Q- I am a virtual only registrant, can I attend this Professional Development Program event?
A- Unfortunately, the virtual only registration does not include the in person sessions. However, you can attend at a onetime cost of $60.


March 8, 2022
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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The City Club of Washington DC
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Washington, DC 20004 United States
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