Common Good VT is pleased to partner with The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits to make the following training available to Vermont nonprofits at a discounted rate (use code CGVT):
In this ever-changing world, it is increasingly important to be able to work with people that are different from us. This workshop will provide tools and skills to create a productive work environment with members from diverse cultural backgrounds.
During the workshop, we will:
- Establish definitions and common language on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
- Examine one’s own culture and learn from others’ cultural identity.
- Explore common attitudes, stereotypes, and behaviors that perpetuate exclusion and stifle inclusiveness.
- Explore appropriate attitudes, behaviors, and skills when interacting with diverse colleagues.
Cost and Registration: National Council Affiliates: $15 / Non-Members $29
Dr. Linda Groomes, President & CEO Achieving My Purpose
Dr. Groomes founded Achieving My Purpose, Inc. in 2013 to establish a vehicle to pursue her passion of working and supporting young women, ages 18-30, to discover their life’s purpose. Purpose Driven Diversity is a fee for service initiative that challenges organizations, schools, and government to evaluate their diversity and inclusion practices while investing in future leaders. Previous to AMP, Dr. Groomes demonstrated her leadership skills in the public and private sectors during her tenure at Hallmark Cards, LGC Enterprises and the City of Scottsdale. Dr. Groomes operated her own business, LGC Enterprises, Ltd. for seventeen years. Under her leadership, LGC established itself as an international management consulting firm specializing in the area of diversity and organizational development with clients throughout the United States. She is a certified coach and diversity practitioner. Dr. Groomes completed her Ph. D in Psychology at Grand Canyon University, holds an MBA in Finance from Indiana University, a BS from Florida State University and a Certificate of Continuing Education from The Tuck School of Business Executive Program.