How to Engage Meaningfully in Allyship and Anti-Racism
Most of us are learning about allyship and anti-racism for the first time. In this learning path, experts Dereca Blackmon and Kwame Christian teach you the foundational skills—mindset, communication, and advocacy—you need to be an effective ally and champion for anti-racism in your organization.
Identify bias, prejudice, discrimination, and oppression.
Apply a framework to spark constructive dialogue about race.
Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences with Arianna Huffington
Continue your Thrive journey and discover how to interact with others across differences.
40m 2s • COURSE
Inclusive Mindset for Committed Allies with Dereca Blackmon
Become a better ally. Discover how to develop an inclusive mindset, put marginalized voices first, and be the change you want to see in the world.
23m 40s • COURSE
Advocating for Change in Your Organization with Dereca Blackmon
Become an advocate for change. Discover how to develop an inclusive mindset and implement a plan for real and lasting change at any size organization.
25m 3s • COURSE
Difficult Conversations: Talking about Race at Work with Kwame Christian
Talking about race in the workplace can be challenging. Learn how to apply a useful framework to open up effective dialogue and facilitate understanding.
16m 15s • COURSE
Driving Change and Anti-Racism with Kwame Christian
Make real change happen by increasing equity and access in your organization. Learn how to drive change and anti-racism on a company-wide level.
16m 17s • COURSE
You'll learn allyship and anti-racism skills with these experts.
Arianna Huffington is the founder of The Huffington Post and Thrive Global.
She is also the author of 15 books, including, most recently, Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. In May 2005, she launched TheHuffingtonPost.com, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In August 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform with the mission of changing the way people work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price one must pay for success.
Time named her in the 100 Most Influential People list, and Forbes named her in The World's 100 Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an MA in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.
She serves on numerous boards, including Uber and the Center for Public Integrity.
Her last two books, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, both became instant international bestsellers.
She is a mother, sister, flat shoe advocate, and sleep evangelist.
Dereca Blackmon is CEO of Inclusion Design Group, an innovative diversity and inclusion training consultancy.
For 25+ years, she's consulted with corporate, educational, nonprofit, and community-based groups to facilitate "uncommon conversations" on issues of race, gender, class, and social justice. She served as the assistant vice provost and executive director of the Diversity and First-Generation Office at Stanford University, introducing groundbreaking work on authentic, engaging, intergroup dialogue. Her experiential training models cut through "diversity fatigue" and help participants engage in deep, authentic, and meaningful dialogues. As CEO of Inclusion Design Group, she has supported industry leaders, including LinkedIn, NextRoll, and SAP, in activating a vision for diversity and inclusion.
Kwame Christian is the director of the American Negotiation Institute.
As an attorney and mediator with a bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's degree in public policy, and a juris doctorate, Kwame brings a unique multidisciplinary approach to making difficult conversations easier.
Kwame is the host of the world's most popular negotiation podcast, Negotiate Anything. His best-selling book, Finding Confidence in Conflict: How to Negotiate Anything and Live Your Best Life, has helped countless individuals navigate difficult conversations.
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