Board Fundamentals: Board Diversity and Inclusion - VIRTUAL

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Date: 
November 10, 2020 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Build strong diversity practices for your board

Board Fundamentals: Board Diversity and Inclusion equips board members with tools to create a culture that actively embraces a spectrum of voices and lived experiences.

In this half-day workshop, program participants learn key concepts, and strategies for creating diversity on their board.

Is this workshop right for you?

Not-for-profit board members and executive directors who want to increase diversity and inclusion in their board but are not sure where to start.

Program Details

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 10 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PT 
Location: Virtual / Online Learning via Zoom
Price: Member- $95.00; Non-member- $115.00

Benefits

This three-hour workshop equips participants with:

  • Skills and tools to bring diversity and inclusion practices into their boards
  • Processes to encourage diversity and inclusivity through recruitment, open meetings, planning, and engagement
  • Develop self-awareness and knowledge about diversity, inclusion and the impact of privilege on not-for-profit governance and leadership

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the benefits to your organization of creating more diversity and inclusion
  • Increase your understanding of the key components of becoming a more diverse and inclusive organization
  • Learn skills to embrace diversity and inclusion within your organization
  • Identify steps to build diversity and inclusion both individually and within your organization

Topics covered

  • Benefits of creating a diverse and inclusive board
  • Key concepts: diversity, inclusion, and privilege
  • First/next steps in creating an inclusive culture
  • Developing and integrating diversity/inclusion into board/organizational policies

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Date: November 10, 2020 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
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Vancouver, BC
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Facilitator

Nav Nagra

As the Communications and Inclusion Manager at Vantage Point, Nav works to bring an equitable and inclusive lens to Vantage Point’s communications and practices both within the organization and within the not-for-profit sector. Nav has been Vantage Point’s key Diversity and Inclusion facilitator for the past two years and works continually to weave in new learnings as they come. Outside of Vantage Point, Nav is an Editor at Room Magazine and a Care Consultant at Breathing Space Creative.

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Prairie Chiu

Prairie Chiu is a facilitator at Vantage Point

Prairie received her clinical training from Smith College School for Social Work in Northampton, MA, and spent 8 years providing psychotherapy to diverse clients in various community mental health settings before transitioning into organizational and community development roles. Most recently, Prairie worked as Equity and Inclusion Project Manager in Seattle, WA, managing organizational change initiatives for a 600+ employee non-profit agency. Prairie has developed and facilitated numerous anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion trainings, and helped guide agencies in diversity and inclusion best practices. Prairie specializes in minority mental health and is registered with the BC College of Social Workers.

Contact

info@thevantagepoint.ca
t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5

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