What you will learn:

This interactive, “high touch” workshop explores the need for intersectional leadership in today’s workplaces. Attendees leave with a solid understanding of what intersectionality means, why it’s needed, and how harnessing it helps create inclusive workplaces. Participants engage in individual and group exercises and leave with actionable recommendations. Trish’s high energy and content knowledge make this important topic intellectually intriguing and emotionally inspiring.

About the instructor:

Trish Foster is a sought-after diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) speaker, consultant, and workshop facilitator. She develops and delivers a variety of DE&I programs for organizations throughout the U.S. and internationally. Speaking engagements range from workshops and keynotes to panel discussions and moderated roundtables. Venues include major international corporations, early-stage companies, non-profits, conferences, and academic institutions, including MIT, Harvard Business School, and
University of Chicago’s Booth School.

She has authored numerous DE&I research reports. Topics include: elevating allyship in the workplace; inclusive culture; intersectionality; disability inclusion; mentorship and sponsorship; gender equity and more.

Previously, Trish served as Executive Director of the Center for Women and Business (CWB) at Bentley University, where she led the center’s mission-driven work to create more inclusive organizations. While there, she guided strategy and thought leadership along with marketing and program development on behalf of more than 100 organizations, establishing a track record of exceptional client referrals. As a passionate advocate for inclusion and allyship, Trish spearheaded formation of Bentley University’s Men of Alliance initiative and co-led development of the university’s Women’s Leadership Group. She co-developed and facilitated the Bentley Executive Education DE&I certificate program, and also served on Bentley’s Diversity Council and Racial Justice Task Force.

Trish has also served as Senior Vice President for FleishmanHillard Global PR and Vice President for Ogilvy International Advertising and PR.

Energy and mindfulness work are among her many personal interests -- Trish is a certified energy healing practitioner.
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Suggested Length90 min
# of Employees100
FormatLive

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