Trainings & Resources
DEI Strategy Development Guide & Toolkit
Get access to our DEI Strategy development guide for both Executive Leaders and DEI Practitioners. This guide will walk you through our DEI Strategy development framework step by step, with actionable tasks that will help you develop & implement a 3-year DEI strategy. Includes these 4 templates:
DEI Commitment Checklist: A list of questions you can use to determine if the company is ready to commit to DEI.
DEI Strategy Checklist: A step-by-step, month-by-month outline of actionable things your company can do to develop and implement a complete strategy.
Policy Revision Checklist: A list of policies and data to develop, review and track to ensure equity across the company's processes.
SMART Goal Development Template: A template to help you develop SMART goals and objectives that are tied to your company's mission.
Intro to DEI Strategy Development:
Training + Case Study + Q&A
Learn the foundational steps within Dr. Sam's framework for developing a DEI Strategy and how to create a psychologically safe and inclusive workplace. We also cover:
Getting Executive Leadership buy-in
Psychological safety at work
Creating an inclusive workplace culture
Employee engagement & Retention
DEI offload™ is a community of DEI practitioners who are committed to their mental health as well as the mental health of those around them.
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Videos & Podcasts
Preparing your DEI Strategy - DEI After 5 with Sacha Thompson
Dr. Sam shares her learnings about the process of developing a diversity strategy for the workplace, the importance of education and learning as a practitioner, and how colleagues across organizations can support each other.
Defining Wom*n: Fluidity of Inclusive Language with General Assembly.
Dr. Sam and a panel of other practitioners who work in the equity space talk through inclusive language and how to use a lens of equity and intersectionality when addressing diverse groups of people.
DEI After 5 with Sacha Thompson
Dr. Sam and a panel of other DEI practitioners answer live questions about DEI strategy development and how companies can commit to DEI.
Unlearning Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
Dr. Sam talks about unconscious biases and how they show up in the workplace. She also talks about equitable leadership and what leaders can do to confront microaggressions in the workplace.
Ask Me Anything Session with Startups for All
Dr. Sam talks about creating a healthy work-life balance, building community, creating equitable workplaces, the power of streamlining business operations, avoiding burnout, & building equity into your business operations.
Intentional Conversations with Dr. Nika White
Dr. Sam talks about microaggressions, the importance of companies having a DEI strategy, unconscious biases, and creating inclusive spaces for Black women in the workplace.
Every Woman with Emprezz Golding live in Jamaica
Dr. Sam shares a little about herself, her consulting business, an overview of what committing to DEI means, and what it means to use a lens of intersectionality.