Intersectionality: Broadening the lens to strengthen and accelerate your Diversity & Inclusion cultural transformation journey
Friday 30th of August | 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Lunch & Refreshments provided
Take a more holistic intersectional approach to developing and implementing a D & I cultural transformation strategy that will deliver increased staff engagement, productivity and innovation and maximise your service delivery for impact and growth. Whether you are starting out on your D&I journey, getting traction with your strategy, or at the stage of shifting mindsets, system and culture - this one-day interactive workshop will provide you with the latest diversity, intersectionality and inclusion-thinking techniques, with engaging case studies and industry examples.
In this interactive workshop you will gain an understanding of intersectionality and how to apply it to your diversity, inclusion and cultural transformation strategy by:
- assessing your organisation’s current state
- identify “next step” approaches
- develop actions to save time and resources
- achieve greater consistency of practice
- overcoming obstacles along the way
Session 1 Assess your current & future D & I maturity state
- Understand key definitions and concepts: diversity, intersectionality, inclusion, gender equity, equality and merit.
- Identify your current and future Diversity & Inclusion strategy & cultural maturity state and critical next steps using our D & I Strategy Maturity Impact Framework© applying an intersectionality lens
- Identify your business case for taking a strategic approach to embed Diversity, Inclusion and Intersectionality into how you do business
10:45am: Morning Tea
11am: Session 2 - Understand structural disadvantage, privilege and how intersectionality plays out in policy and practice
- Identify techniques to capture the lived experiences and circumstances of people experiencing structural inequality
- Understand the link between personal identity and privilege, how to check your privilege and how to empower people to mitigate individual and organisational unconscious bias
1:30pm: Session 3 - Embed intersectionality into your D & I strategy and across a variety of your practices
- Develop your Diversity and Inclusion Strategy to address intersecting systems of inequality to create an approach that encompasses everyone
- Identify techniques to apply an intersectionality approach to your people policies, systems, processes, education & cultural interventions
3:15pm: Afternoon Tea
3:30pm: Session 4 - Identify inclusive leader competencies and develop measures to track progress and individual and organisational impact
- Identify critical inclusive leader competencies to support your diversity, intersectionality and inclusion strategy that help shift mindsets and behaviours.
- Co-develop suitable measures, dashboards and scorecards to improve strategic decision making and track progress and outcomes
Founder & Principal
Drawing from client research and her extensive D & I strategy and training experience over 25 years, Fiona will share her D & I Strategy Maturity Impact Model© that provides a practical and clear roadmap for you to apply an intersectionality lens to help you maximise your workforce diversity. Fiona is Founder and Principal of Diversity Knowhow; a specialist diversity and inclusion practice. Fiona is a certified member of the AHRI Inclusion & Diversity Reference Panel and a 2018 AHRI awards judge. Her leadership roles have included Head of Diversity & Inclusion at University of Sydney, ANZ Bank, Director of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency Westpac, Esso, and Department of Agriculture.
“I worked with Fiona Krautil at EOWA and Westpac. Fiona is a visionary leader who understood diversity long before it became popular in the public domain. Fiona is able to lead and guide through aspiration and has always been able to clearly see the end result in mind. She draws on a multitude of resources, attributes and methods to make diversity meaningful and cogent evidenced in her capacity to facilitate round tables and deliver training and workshops”
— Lisa Annese, Chief Executive Officer, Diversity Council Australia Ltd