University of Phoenix Hosts New Educational Equity Webinar on Cultural Intelligence

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The University of Phoenix will host the next webinar in its educational equity webinar series, titled “Are You Culturally Intelligent?” May 19 at 11:00 a.m. PDT. Led by featured speaker and cultural intelligence educator Renee Bhatti-Klug, Ed.D., the event aims to help attendees understand why building cultural intelligence is an essential step to achieving diversity results. , Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

The event is part of a public series aimed at educators, DEI practitioners, higher education leaders and administrators, employers, nonprofits, government affiliates, and faculty, employees, students, and alumni. University of Phoenix students around the world.

“When crises arise, human nature causes many of us to reflexively blame external sources for dealing with our fears,” says Bhatti-Klug. “By becoming culturally intelligent, we not only learn to love, but we also experience the freedom to operate from love and not fear.”

Bhatti-Klug has developed and tested a cultural intelligence model that she has successfully implemented in academic, corporate, and nonprofit organizations. (DEI) company that equips individuals to demonstrate CI organizationally through cultural audits, comprehensive training, accountability tools, and DEI committees.

The webinar is an educational event with learning objectives that, upon completion, attendees will be able to:

  • understand why building CIs is a critical step towards achieving DEI outcomes

  • learn to increase the values ​​of curiosity, empathy and compassion, which guide the abilities of cultural openness, cultural awareness and cultural responsiveness, through interactive and reflective activities.

The discussion will be moderated by Tondra Richardson, MBA, Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion, and Saray Lopez, MBA, Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion, both in the Office of Educational Equity from the University of Phoenix.

Register for the webinar here.

Previous webinars can be accessed here.

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