Building Inclusive Leadership Skills to Advance Equity at Any Level

Monday, October 10
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM (Eastern Time)
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 170678


In this session, learn why and how to lead in a way that centers equity, prioritizes inclusion, and advances diversity in our field. The presentation will include discussion and case examples specific to the field of dietetics. Attendees will start by building a strong foundation, one that prioritizes addressing bias, increasing self-awareness and improving cultural knowledge. Presenters will then discuss the characteristics of inclusive leaders and the components of an inclusive climate. Finally, attendees will put it all together to learn strategies to lead change at every level and cultivate equitable systems that impact their communities and colleagues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain why leading in a effective, inclusive and equity-centered way is important for a healthy and thriving work environment
  • Describe the importance of a strong foundation of inclusion and equity, rooted in awareness, cultural humility and continuing education
  • Apply strategies to improve inclusive leadership skills and cultivate an inclusive climate

Performance Indicators:

  • 2.4.5 Facilitates an understanding and appreciation of differences among team members and how each contributes to the team.
  • 3.1.2 Fosters a culture in which diversity and cross-team collaboration is valued.
  • 4.2.1 Identifies potential or existing opportunities and challenges.