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Diversity & Inclusion: From Theory to Practice

  • 11/17/2017
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • DOC Central Office - Afton Room - 1st Floor
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  • This is a free workshop for Members Only.
    If you do not have a current membership, you will be sent a membership invoice.

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This 3-hour workshop will help participants develop tools necessary for advancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their professional and personal lives. Participants will be introduced to the concept and meaning of diversity from generational, individual and organizational perspectives.  We will review best practices for including diversity and inclusion in organizations and creating an environment in which individuals from diverse backgrounds can thrive. Participants will dive into the concept of unconscious bias, potential dangers of unconscious biases and the effect of unconscious bias on the organization’s diversity and inclusion plan. We will engage in hands-on exercises and discover solutions.


  • Be introduced to the concept of diversity and inclusion.
  • Define diversity from an organizational, individual and generational perspectives.
  • Understand what diversity looks like practically.
  • Discuss the concept of unconscious bias.
  • Explore the relationship between unconscious bias, decision-making, and business practices.
  • Review steps to create an environment that is diverse and inclusive.

Presenter:   Miata Getaweh,
Human Resource Manager, AccessAbility Incorporated

Date:      Friday, November 17, 2017

Time:      9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location:   DOC Central Office Afton Training Room, 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul (West Entrance, First Floor)

This training is being offered FREE for the
first 50 MCA Members to register.

 If you are not currently an MCA member

You must be a current, paid, MCA member
to attend at no cost.

If you register for the training and you do Not have a Membership, a membership will be initiated for you and the invoiced emailed to you.
Payment will be required before attendance.

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