The Planning Committee is organizing workshops at the AWRA 2023 Annual Water Resources Conference. You must add the workshop that you want to attend as a program item to your conference registration. Read below for more details.
Tuesday, November 7 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Workshop 1: Don’t Flinch Get Fearless about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
: Our one-of-a-kind, DEI keynote packages dynamic, timely, content on Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accountability and Leadership Strategy (IDEALS) program which allows participants to increase their capacity to understand the business case for IDEA, how shared language, leadership, and accountability play a significant role in the workplace and how they can utilize these concepts for a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable outcomes that benefit all.
- Build workplace cultures that support people “across differences.”
- Examine the role leadership plays in achieving a successful DEI initiative.
- Highlights the best metrics for gauging the scope and durability of change management.
- Addresses the challenges of establishing DEI within an existing workplace culture.
: Kuma Roberts, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer | Arrowhead Consulting
Kuma Roberts is the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Arrowhead Consulting a boutique project management, leadership development and executive coaching form in Tulsa, OK. Kuma partners with CEOs, executives, and leadership teams to deepen their personal and professional commitments to celebrate diversity, champion equity and cultivate inclusion. After spending nearly, a decade working with chambers of commerce, businesses both corporate and nonprofit- Kuma knows what truly drives conversations related to DEI, - and it’s not just checking the box and other performative acts of solidarity with people across difference. It’s how well you connect with the full humanity of all people as well as being intentional about shifting policies and practices that advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.