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D. E. I-CARE: How to Build Compassion and Achieve Belonging

Do you really care? Today, organizations are focused on creating a culture of belonging. They've created diversity statements, established employee resource groups, hired diverse talent, and invited diverse employees to tables where decisions are being made. Yet, many employees are still reluctant to bring their whole selves to work — still not feeling as though they truly belong. Why is this? What is missing?

Join Marsha Ross-Jackson from the award-winning DEI publisher, SunShower Learning, as she presents the ICARE framework (Intention, Curiosity, Authenticity, Reflection and Empathy) and why DEI efforts are not enough to create a culture of belonging. By adding ICARE to your DEI strategies, you can truly experience the benefits of having a diverse workforce.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • How to apply the ICARE framework to your existing DEI efforts

  • Strategies to create a culture of compassion that builds trust and fosters belonging

  • Tools to increase engagement, improve performance, and drive organization success

About the Speaker:

Marsha Ross-Jackson, Esquire | Senior Lecturer & Consultant, SunShower Learning

Marsha is an accomplished DEI consultant who has worked with company leaders on labor and employee relations, as well as the development and delivery of workplace-training modules. She is a frequent speaker on topics pertaining to diversity pipeline programs, as well as legal education and career strategies for those interested in pursuing a career in the legal profession. Marsha is also a Senior Lecturer and Executive Director of the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Institute for Law and the Workplace, as well as the Assistant Dean of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs, and Professional Development.

SunShower Learning

With over 30 years of experience, SunShower creates award-winning content that teaches learners proven strategies and skills for creating a more welcoming and effective workplace. Their breakthrough work is about inclusion and respect, defining the challenges, outlining solutions, and demonstrating how to implement anti-bias catalyst activities that can impact everyone. Their products have been used by thousands of corporations, schools, governments, and other organizations.

See Marsha's previous webinar on SunShower's Interactive Media Awards best in Class course, The 21-Day Plan for Disarming Microaggressions, available on demand!