Inclusive Leaders Intensive Program
Innovative teaching and experiential-based learning.
Individualized and group coaching sessions before, during and after the program.
Community of Leaders
Network with a community of leaders from across the country who value diversity and inclusion.
About the Program
Our five-day Inclusive Leaders Intensive Program is designed for executive, academic and corporate leaders (all levels) who understand the importance of incorporating inclusive practices as a core tenet and value system in their organization. This program provides leaders who desire to serve as agents of cultural change in their organizations with the knowledge, tools, and resources to establish “cultures of belonging”—cultures that accepts, values, and views the strength in differences. You will return to your organization with the skills to unlock the best potential of all stakeholders in your organization.
Develop a Strategic Plan
You will develop a strategic inclusive leadership plan that includes a 90-day launch plan with progress indicators to actualize diversity & inclusion as a core tenet and value system in your organization.
Lead Transformative Change
Unlock innovative transformation around diversity and inclusion, and develop skills to quickly respond to demands utilizing data-driven lens and equity-minded frameworks.
Expand your Influence
Capture your vision, communicate it throughout the organization, and identify key stakeholders to support your diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Manage Intercultural Conflict
Increase your personal intercultural competence in order to better manage and reduce intercultural conflict issues and crisis.
Create Inclusive Communities
Learn to attract and retain the right talent in order to build highly-productive teams that create a workplace environment where people not only survive but thrive.
June 8 - 12, 2020
Location: Friends Center – The Quaker Hub for Peace and Justice in Philadelphia
Understand, Identify, & Disrupt Cultural Appropriations in the Workplace
Coded Language that Leads to Microaggressions
Matrix of Intersectionality & Implicit Bias
Inclusive Leadership in Action
Developing Diversity Frameworks Using a Data Driven Lens
Inclusive Strategic Leadership Plan
90-day Diversity Launch Plan
Diversity and Inclusion Progress Indicators
Diversity and Inclusion Stakeholders Mapping
Diversity and Inclusion Communication/Messaging Plan
Equity-Minded Audit (e.g. physical facilities, marketing, etc.) Templates
50 “Kickoff” Diversity and Inclusive practices & events for immediate implementation
Individual and group coaching sessions before, during and after
Who's It For?
The Inclusive Leaders Intensive is for anyone who serves in a leadership role capacity and seeks to create cultures of belonging in their organization, including but not limited to:
C-Level Executives, Presidents (Academic and Corporate), Vice Presidents, Chief Diversity Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Deans, Department Chairs, Directors, Managers, Team Leads, Faculty Members, School Principals and District Leaders, etc.
Great for leadership teams (five or more). Contact us at email@example.com for team discount rates.
Cost & Features
Registration Deadline: June 1
Five-day leadership intensive
Nationally acclaimed keynote speaker and faculty-led program
Pre-course exercises and assessments
A “toolkit” of resources to implement immediately into your organization
Individual and group coaching before, during and after the program
A network with a community of leaders from across the country
Inclusive Leaders Intensive Certificate of Completion
Results are immediate, long-lasting and simply outstanding.Associate Chair, School of Music, University of Utah
CCBD helps universities, corporations and non-profits understand the tangible steps they can take to advance the work of equity and inclusion. Participants leave feeling committed and inspired.President & CEO, National Non-Profit Organization
This eye-opening presentation will be the catalyst to keeping inclusiveness in the forefront of my mind in every interaction with my students.Faculty Member, Dixie State University
Everything we discussed during your two days here has already had a huge impact on how I see the society which I am a member.Zachary, Florida State University
William Ward once said, “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it”…therefore, I want to thank you for inspiring me.Elizabeth, University of Utah
Taking part of this was extremely eye-opening. I now recognize areas that I am responsible for speaking up and helping those who may not be as privileged as me.Melissa, UMass Boston
In the past, I associated privilege with a negative connotation but now I see it as a way to understand change for the better.Robert, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
I anticipated that ‘impact’ would resonate with our students and faculty at the moment; however, I never imagined that it would be a centering experience for our community.Dr. Forrester, Univeristy of Massachusetts-Boston
This experience taught me that everyone has their own personal story. You just can’t “judge a book by its cover”!Adminstrator, Indiana State University
I feel like I finally understand my privilege as a white male. It’s so enlightening.Marc, St. Jude Hospital
Francy Magee, Ed.D.
Francy Magee works at Clark University in Worcester, MA as the Associate Provost and Dean of Students. Overseeing the Division of Student Affairs, she brings the various units together in a common vision of excellence that promotes student success and engagement.
Who is sponsoring the Inclusive Leaders Intensive?
The Inclusive Leaders Intensive is sponsored by Cultural Connections by Design (CCBD). CCBD provides high-quality diversity education to corporations, healthcare organizations, and academic institutions.
Where will the Intensive Leaders Intensive be held?
The Intensive Leaders Intensive will be held at the Friends Center: The Quaker Hub for Peace and Justice in Philadelphia.
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
I need help in asking for support from my organization/institution to attend the Inclusive Leaders Intensive.
We have created a support letter template that can be edited for your specific funding request. If you would like additional ideas in framing this support letter for your administrator, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will contact you to schedule a meeting with a CCBD Institute team member.
Who should I contact if I have additional questions?
There are several people ready to ensure you have the best experience during the Inclusive Leaders Intensive.
Meals & Accomodations
Does the program fee include hotel accommodations? Any Special Rates?
The program fee does not include hotel accommodations. There are several hotels within a short walking distance from the conference site. However, we have negotiated special rates for our Inclusive Leaders Intensive at a few local hotel in the Center City District (downtown) of Philadelphia.
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
1301 Race St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
201 N. 17th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Are meals provided?
During the program, breakfast and light snacks will provided.
Are special meals available?
We will do our best to accommodate special meal requests (vegetarian, food allergies, etc.) when notified in advance. Participants with special dietary requirements are asked to indicate all special dietary needs on the registration form.
What services are available to participants with disabilities?
The Friends Center is ADA accessible. We will do our best to accommodate the special needs of our participants including mobility, vision, hearing, other physical impairments, health conditions, or learning disabilities. Please indicate your accommodation needs on the registration form or email email@example.com for assistance with any special needs at least three weeks prior to arrival.
What is the typical attire during a program?
The average Philadelphia temperatures in mid-July are around 85 degrees, rarely falling below 77 degrees. Business casual clothing is recommended.
What are the participation requirements for a program?
At the end of each the Inclusion Leaders Intensive program, we award Certificates of Completion that signify you have fully participated and engaged in the program. We understand that there are, from time to time, unforeseen medical and family emergencies that might prohibit you from full participation. For these situations, if you miss 20% or less of a program, you will still receive your Certificate of Completion. If you do not fully participate in at least 80% of a program, you will not receive a Certificate of Completion.
When is payment due?
Payment is due upon registration. Your enrollment within a program is not guaranteed until payment in full is received. If you need to make other payment arrangements, such as payment by check, purchase order or via electronic funds transfer (ACH), please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment will be due upon receipt of that invoice.
What forms of payment are accepted?
Payments can be made via credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express), check, purchase order or electronic wire transfer. If you elect to be billed for the program, payment details will be provided on your invoice. Please email email@example.com if you prefer to be billed for the program.
Who can I contact with questions regarding payment?
To check on payment status and/or other questions regarding billing, please contact Allison Thombre at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is your cancellation policy?
We understand that busy executives often have schedule changes and we will do our best to make it easy for you.
To cancel and receive a full refund, the registrant must submit a written request to email@example.com within 5 business days of initial registration. After the 5 business days of initial registration, the registration fee can be transferred to be used for any services provided by CCBD (professional development sessions, IDI assessment, virtual lounges, conferences, etc.).
What is included in the program fee?
The program fee includes tuition, all program materials, assessments, group events, and meals (breakfast and snacks). Please note: the program fee does not include hotel accommodations, meals outside of the program (lunch and dinner) or parking.