Building Cultural Capacity: Personal Awareness

DeEtta Jones

We are past the days when just being “aware of” or “tolerating” diversity are enough. The local, national and global opportunities and challenges facing us require a more systematic approach to developing and sustaining meaningful relationships across cultures.

In this session participants will learn about the powerful role of culture in shaping our individual and collective realities; increase awareness about the impact of unconscious bias on perception and behavior; and walk away with clear next step options for making targeted efforts to increase their effectiveness working across cultures.

What You Get

The magic is in the details. Unless stated otherwise above, your videocast will:
* Last up to one hour
* Allow for up to 200 connections into the Cast (a connection is a login from a unique location)
* Include the two-way video experience (including interactive HD streaming video and audio) and dedicated support

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DeEtta Jones guides people and organizations through the process of fundamental transformation. She has been a leading voice in shaping contemporary thinking and practice around integrated and sustainable approaches to workplace culture, leadership effectiveness, diversity and inclusion. Her client base spans not-for-profits, government agencies and global corporations.

Before launching DeEtta Jones and Associates in 2005, DeEtta spent ten years at the Association of Research Libraries as the director of diversity initiatives and then as director of organizational learning. Previous to that, she was director of human rights advocacy and education for the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, coordinator for multicultural training at Colorado State University, and has served as adjunct faculty for two Carnegie I research universities.

Early in her career DeEtta differentiated herself by designing and launching a leadership program for professionals from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds. She subsequently helped to create and lead 9 national leadership programs.

DeEtta has published two books, the most recent being "Hot Yoga, Coconut Water and Eustress: 10 Strategies for Bringing Intention to Your Leadership Practice". Her writings on leadership and management regularly appear in a variety of publications. DeEtta has a B.S. in Psychology and M.S. in Higher Education Administration from Colorado State University and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.

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