From the Office of Financial Management:
The conference includes presenters from multiple disciplines, including Washington State leadership. Topics discussed at the event will assist attendees in creating action steps for moving towards a more inclusive and equitable culture. The intended audience includes: Washington State executive leadership, business resource group members, human resource partners, DEI practitioners and state employees wanting to begin/advance their learning journey in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Cost is $60 and registration closes Nov. 22.
The 2020 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Summit aims to advance DEI in public service by building community and competency among all state employees and will cover some of the following:
- Implicit Bias
- Understanding Privilege
- Bias Blockers
- DEI and Data
- Gender Identity
- Developing Teams of Inclusion Practitioners
- Micro-aggression and Mental Health
- Emerging Through Bias: Creating a More Inclusive Work Environment
- Facilitated Discussions, and much, much more.
Participants will be inspired, motivated, and will receive support and resources to implement DEI initiatives and practices related to the work they do every day as public servants and global citizens.
“One of the hardest things in any organization is to institutionalize a culture. That’s what we’re engaged in here: Embracing a culture of inclusion and diversity and equity that becomes embedded in our organizational DNA.” –Governor Jay Inslee