What you will learn:

“Decolonizing does not mean the same thing as diversity and inclusivity. You can have diverse spaces and still have colonialism…” – Dr. Rosales Meza

Dismantling inequitable talent and recruitment processes and systems is not just for human capital professionals. Everyone contributes to workplace culture. Everyone is a recruiter. This workshop will dig into common inequitable talent management and acquisition practices that do not serve (*and keep*) Black and brown talent. Using a critical lens, we will cover
  1. Strategies for moving leadership towards decolonized practices and systems
  2. Designing recruitment processes that center lived experience and cultural capital
  3. Implementing Equitable Interview Protocols
This #wokeshop is designed for managers, senior leaders, and talent leaders. Not just human capital professionals.

About the instructor:

Stephanie Castellanos is a talent & equity strategist who specializes in building diverse teams and decolonizing the workplace. Her commitment to racial equity stems from her lived experiences navigating higher education and the workplace as the first in her family to graduate from high school and college, as the daughter of immigrants and a single mom, granddaughter of a Bracero, and as a product of Inglewood, California.

She serves as a trusted advisor to CEOs, leads executive searches, and coaches talent from diverse backgrounds. As the Founder of WOKESHOP and the Purpose Hustle Network, Stephanie has facilitated over 1,000 workshops and has reached over 20,000 youth, young professionals, and parents of color in 28 states.

Prior to this, she's served as the Head of Talent, Recruitment and HR for schools, a national nonprofit focused on disrupting and innovating the child welfare system, and proudly, as the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Coalition for Diverse Educators -- a grassroots organization tackling systemic challenges in increasing teacher diversity across California.
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Suggested Length:90 min(Flexible)
# of Employees: Flexible
Delivery: Live via Zoom
Available Formats:
  • Keynote Followed by Q&A
  • Lecture with Discussion
  • Interactive Workshop

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