Career Webinar: Cultural Inclusion & Leadership in Today's Workforce

            


Tuesday, Apr. 4 | 12-1 p.m. EDT 
Register online via GoToWebinar.


The challenges of creating cultural inclusiveness and equity require a willingness to consider our own biases, and a commitment to learning what we don't know we don't know. In this presentation, Dena Samuels '87 will help attendees to reflect on ourselves, our environments, and our practices to increase effectiveness in creating a work environment where all members feels like they belong.

All members of the Brandeis community are welcome to attend this webinar, sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center at Brandeis University. For your convenience, all webinars are archived online for viewing 24-7. 

For more information, contact Alexandra Stephens, associate director of alumni career programs and engagement, at astephens@brandeis.edu or 781-736-3623. 

About the presenter:
Dena R. Samuels, PhD is an assistant professor in women’s and ethnic studies at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs (UCCS), and received the university’s Outstanding Instructor Award. As director of UCCS’ Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion and through her consulting firm, Dena Samuels Consulting, she provides seminars and consultation to schools, campuses, and organizations nationally and internationally on the processes of integrating diversity and building inclusiveness. Having already sold out its first run, and now in its second printing, Samuels’ latest book, The Culturally Inclusive Educator: Preparing for a Multicultural World (Teachers College Press, 2014), offers transformative strategies for building cultural inclusiveness. She also serves as a culturally inclusive, trauma-sensitive yoga instructor. She holds a PhD in Educational Leadership, Research, and Policy from UCCS, an M.A. in Sociology from UCCS, and a B.A. in Politics from Brandeis University.






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