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Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Workshop

Meet Jenny Bourne!

Jenny Bourne, CCIP, M.A., B.Ed., BA is a consultant who has worked in various roles in public and for-profit education, post-secondary institutions and in not-for-profit sectors across Canada and internationally. Throughout her career Jenny has been an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) champion who has spent decades bringing an EDI focus to all that she does in her professional and personal lives.
She began her career as a faculty member at Daegu University in South Korea and has gone on to work with diverse communities across Canada, Asia and Europe, building inclusive teams and designing strategic plans, curriculum and instructional frameworks where inclusion and success are key – however they are being defined.

Workshop 1: Inclusive Leadership in the Wild: Why we need it and why it matters.

MARCH 2, 12:00 – 1:00 MST

This session unravels the traits of inclusive leadership, gives participants an opportunity to reflect on
what they consider to be inclusive leadership strengths and opportunities and provides them with a
forum to discuss how to apply inclusive leadership traits to the teams and/or projects they lead.

Participants will:

  • Strengthen inclusive leadership competencies.
  • Reflect on and discuss the strengths and developmental opportunities in inclusive leadership.
  • Identify and commit to opportunities to apply inclusive leadership in the

Workshop 2: Introduction to Cultural Competence: What Comes Next?

MARCH 16, 12:00 – 1:00 MST

This session will encourage self-exploration to understand the concept of cultural competence. This
workshop will help participants understand the fundamental concepts of culture, and different cultural
norms, encouraging them to work toward being more culturally competent in their interactions.

Participants will:

  • Identify components of culture and define cultural competence.
  • Consider their own intersectionality.
  • Understand the role and benefits of cultural competence in workplaces and
  • Reflect on their own cultural competence.
  • Employ strategies and steps to improve their own cultural competence and move
    in the direction of greater equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplaces and our
    larger community.

PO BOX 4990
Edmonton AB
T6E 5G8

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