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  • February 12, 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
  • OSU Tulsa

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  • Reservations cannot be cancelled after headcount is provided to the facility. Payment is due even for "no-shows."
  • Please pay online in advance, or bring cash or check to pay at the door on the day of the event. We cannot accept credit cards at the door. Reservations cannot be cancelled after headcount is provided to the facility. Payment is due even for "no-shows."
  • Reservations cannot be cancelled after headcount is provided to the facility. Payment is due even for "no-shows."
  • Please pay online in advance, or bring cash or check to pay at the door on the day of the event. We cannot accept credit cards at the door. Reservations cannot be cancelled after headcount is provided to the facility. Payment is due even for "no-shows."

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February Program

Uncovering
Unconscious Bias

Friday, February 12, 2016 -- 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

OSU Tulsa, North Hall Conference Center: BS Roberts Room

700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK  74106

The discounted, pre-registrations for the program with the meal must be made by Tuesday, February 9th.

Do you manage or work with an increasingly diverse population?  Have you ever left a conversation with someone and wondered what you said wrong?  Have you often avoided communicating with people from different cultures because you felt you have nothing in common?  Learn how unconscious bias and cultural differences affect workplace dynamics, and learn how to maintain efficiency when people’s expectations, motivators and work styles cause conflict.  This workshop will explore “culture” in a broad way considering the many cultures we function in daily (i.e. family, ethnic, political, religion, etc.).  We will consider global as well as local culture and work to communicate more effectively keeping our biases in check.

Objectives:
•After participating in this workshop, participants will be able to define unconscious bias and begin to recognize how it plays out in daily interactions

•After participating in this workshop, participants will be made aware that a mixture of national, organizational, and individual cultural values and beliefs influence personal behaviors and attitudes

•After participating in this workshop, participants will be able to recognize how unconscious bias affects hiring, promotions and retention

Kelli McLoud-Schingen, President of KMS Intercultural Consulting, LLC, specializes in Global Diversity and Inclusion, Storytelling, Cultural Competence, Social Justice and Healing Racism.  She has facilitated development workshops, trainings and storytelling presentations for educational, non-profit, government and corporate institutions in the USA and internationally since 1989.

A certified professional mediator, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Aurora University and a Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural Studies from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.  Additionally, she is Co-Author of the Cultural Detective: African American®.

She has extensive training and leadership experience in the Intercultural and Diversity fields.  Kelli has recently joined the Diversity Collegium, A Think Tank of Diversity Practitioners and has served on the Board of Directors for the premier Intercultural organization, the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR USA), since 2002 as well as served on the organizing committee for the Global Community Dialogue on Leadership, Diversity and Change (GCD) since 2003. 

In the area of Race and Racism, Kelli trained with the Center for the Healing of Racism in Houston, TX and has provided workshops on healing and dismantling racism since 2000.  Kelli has studied and researched the topic of racism in-depth and a major part of her research was internalized racism and specifically how racism has impacted her personal and professional relationships. 

Kelli is seasoned in developing communities that work to promote and support an inclusive environment.  She has been called on to facilitate workshops in Canada, Chile, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Morocco, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, and all over the USA.


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