Diversity and Inclusion

Inclusion & Diversity Opportunities

We are proud to offer a wide variety of inclusion and diversity related workshops and trainings for UNCW faculty and staff.

COVID-19 Update

COVID

Many of the courses below will be offered online - register for them on the Dare to Learn Academy Registration page or by clicking the "Sign Up Today" button on the right of this page. 

Virtual Coaching on Inclusion & Diversity-related topics is also available. To schedule your appointment, email Kimberly McLaughlin-Smith today!


Be an Ally to All Be an Ally to All

Do you want to learn ways to support people who find themselves marginalized? Walk away from this session equipped with strategies to leverage all forms of privilege and to standup for the basic human rights of all mankind.

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Empathy & Vulnerability Empathy vs. Apathy in the Workplace

One is a motivator and the other an agitator. In this session, participants will discuss and evaluate the costs and effects of both.

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Generational Inclusion Generational Inclusion in the Workplace

Working today often means joining a team with a range of ages. Gain the tools to better manage the dynamics at play. With interactive exercises and open dialogue, what may seem daunting will become attainable.

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Imitation of Life:
Discussion Series

Join this two-part series to discuss identity and perception related to the film.  Attend both discussions in order to receive full credit for this session.

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Holidays Without Hate Holidays Without Hate

Join us for a session that encourages Holidays Without Hate! Most of us have been present for holiday settings where family from all corners of the globe come together in the name of fellowship and good cheer.

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Respect & Dignity in the Workplace Respect & Dignity in the Workplace

In this session, dignity and respect will be unpacked as they relate to various cultures and people. Learning to discern how differently we all view these two terms is a driving force throughout the session.

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TED Talk Round Table Series TED Talk Round Table Series

All staff and faculty are welcome to join these 90-minute sessions to discuss important topics, including leadership, disability, stereotypes and more. Each talk will focus on a different TED talk.

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Unconscious Bias Unconscious Bias: Unpacking the Impact

Join this session to determine where your biases derive from and how to eradicate, or at the very least recognize, and learn to control them.

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Universality of Music Universality of Music

Though music is an auditory medium, there are visual nuances that drive listeners to decide who their favorite performers are from the inside out. This session is full of surprises regarding identity and diversity.

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Vocal Vignettes Vocal Vignettes

Vocal Vignette sessions promote critical dialog among colleagues about a myriad of topics. Walk away feeling ready to engage in courageous conversations on topics related to identity and embracing difference.

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Voice of Inclusivitity Voice of Inclusion Signature Program

Are you committed to inclusiveness and embrace unique contributions? Are you passionate about fostering a culture that reflects our values of diversity and globalization? Then this signature program is right for you!

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Voice of Inclusivitity What's up With That?

This open dialogue session allows participants to ask and answer a broad array of questions, anonymously, about diverse people and issues surrounding them. The discussion is facilitated and respect is the only rule of engagement.

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