On-Demand Leading Inclusively: Beyond Lip Service

This 1-hour, self-paced, on-demand course is a foundational course to introduce ACS Volunteers, Members, and Staff to the ACS Core Values of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect and present scenarios in which those core values can be put into practice in their work as an ACS member or volunteer.

Pricing: FREE for members only.
Duration: 1–2 hours
Registration Info

About the Instructor(s)

La’Wana Harris - Course Consultant
Global Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, Author and Executive Coach,  La’Wana Harris, Inc.

An inspirational leader and dynamic speaker, La’Wana Harris is a Global Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, Author and Executive Coach. Her career experience spans several decades with success across a broad range of corporate functions including global leadership and organizational development, diversity and inclusion curriculum/content design, executive coaching, and talent management. In addition, she has extensive community and non-profit experience including needs assessments, community engagement, county and city government, mediation, social justice projects, economic development, community revitalization and public education.

About the Course

This 1-hour, self-paced, on-demand course is a foundational course to introduce ACS Volunteers, Members, and Staff to the ACS Core Values of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect and present scenarios in which those core values can be put into practice in their work as an ACS member or volunteer.

What You Will Learn

After this course, participants will:

  • Establish a common understanding around diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect at ACS
  • Challenge assumptions and invite new perspectives to welcome, embrace, and value the full spectrum of human diversity
  • Identify key opportunities in your role for supporting the ACS commitment to create a more diverse and inclusive chemistry enterprise.

Who Should Attend

ACS Volunteer Leaders, especially Board of Directors, Committee members and associates

Course Outline

  • Major Topics

    • Start with your values
    • Develop a common DEIR language
    • Exploring identity
    • Challenging bias
    • Addressing exclusionary behaviors
    • Closing the intent/impact gap
    • Commit pledge and call to action
    • Identifying DEIR moments

Dates, Locations, and Prices

On-Demand

Online

Early Bird Full Price
Member(Premium Package) Free
Member or Associate(Standard or Basic Package) N/A N/A
Non-Member N/A N/A