ODI Program Offerings

Professional development opportunities for diversity, inclusion, and equity are available to all Wake Forest students, staff, and faculty.

Below is a collection of signature resources and educational offerings, organized by Center or unit. Registering for any of these options will not only contribute to the individual growth of attendees; they may also lead to organizational growth.

Please review these offerings if you are looking for ways to engage with colleagues and peers, expand your organization’s diversity and inclusion efforts, or are working on your RIDE Action Plan Template. If you need a more focused or specific learning opportunity, please use this form.


    Intercultural Center

  • iLab Student Series

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    A series of workshops, facilitated by The Intercultural Center, to provide students with meaningful tools to further develop their individual [inter]cultural competence and to create more inclusive student organizations.

    Target Audience: Graduate and Undergraduate Students

     

  • iLab 101 | Diversity, Inclusion & Equity: Culture, Values & Communication Styles

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    The purpose is to utilize the diversity model to emphasize the meaning of identity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. This demonstrates how culture impacts our behaviors, values, filters, perception, and communication styles. Also, give participates identify tools to enhance cross-cultural interaction.

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students 

  • iLab 102 | Approaches to Cross-Cultural Conflict

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    The purpose is to utilize the diversity model to emphasize the meaning of identity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. This demonstrates how culture impacts our behaviors, values, filters, perception, and communication styles. Also, give participates identify tools to enhance cross-cultural interaction.

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students 

  • iLab 103 | Barriers to Inclusion

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    The purpose is to utilize the diversity model to emphasize the meaning of identity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. This demonstrates how culture impacts our behaviors, values, filters, perception, and communication styles. Also, give participates identify tools to enhance cross-cultural interaction.

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students 

  • iLab Lunch and Learn

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    iLab Lunch and Learns are deep-dive educational workshops and discussions, facilitated by on and off-campus content experts. They are designed to provide those WFU community members who have completed the signature suite of iLab workshops the opportunity to continue their intercultural competence journey. You bring your lunch and we will provide the content!

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, & Graduate and Undergraduate Students 

     

    LGBTQ+ Center

  • D.E.A.C. Allies: LGBTQ+ 101

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    D.E.A.C. Allies is the central platform for education and skill-building offered by the LGBTQ+ Center. The D.E.A.C. Allies approach centers LGBTQ+ voices across intersections of identity and focuses on the facilitation of narrative sharing, the generation and acquisition of knowledge, and the development of practical skills for participants.

    LGBTQ 101 is the first workshop in the series and offers a general introduction into the LGBTQ+ community, including expanding and questioning assumptions, discussing terminology, and analyzing the experiences of LGBTQ people within our communities.

    Target Audience: Everyone

  • D.E.A.C. Allies: The Gender Binary and Beyond

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    The Gender Binary and Beyond is the second workshop in the series and centers on gender, including gender identity, gender expression, and analyzing the myriad ways individuals may experience gender. Participants will develop skills for ensuring spaces and practices are inclusive for people of all genders.

    Target Audience: Everyone 

  • D.E.A.C. Allies: Skill Development and Practice

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    Skill Development and Practice is the third workshop in the series and is primarily focused on providing space for D.E.A.C. Allies to put their knowledge into practice. This highly interactive workshop will include opportunities for reflection, dialogue, practice, and more.

    Target Audience: Everyone

    Register here

  • D.E.A.C. Allies Special Topics

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    D.E.A.C. Allies Special Topic workshops will be offered periodically on topical areas of interest.

    Target Audience: Everyone

  • Pronouns and Praxis! Strategies for Trans Inclusion in the (Virtual) Classroom

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    Got pronoun anxiety? Wondering if you should be sharing yours, or asking your students for theirs? Have lingering questions about the singular “they”? Come join Dr. AJ Mazaris of the LGBTQ+ Center for a conversation about pronouns, chosen names, and best practices for classroom inclusion, with a focus on the virtual teaching space.

    Target Audience: Everyone

  • Sign up for Weekly Updates

    To receive updates on future workshop dates, sign up for the LGBTQ+ Center weekly email here.

    Women's Center

  • Dec. 2 - 3:00 | Recognizing and Interrupting Harmful Gender Norms for Managers

    The Women’s Center’s series “Gender Equity @ Work” is a professional development series that:

    1. builds participants’ critical eye for recognizing how gender norms and expectations show up in the workplace and why it matters; and
    2. develops participants’ skills to better advocate for themselves and others in ways that support women and promote gender equity at work.

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, and Alum

    Register here

  • Navigating the Interview and Beyond

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    Students will walk away with a framework for how they can make the best decisions for their life through self-awareness: life and leadership skills, career-awareness, knowledge about the current job market, and an understanding of what to consider in order to make decisions in the future.

    Target Audience: Students

    Register here

  • Recognizing and Interrupting Harmful Gender Norms

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    The Women’s Center’s series “Gender Equity @ Work” is a professional development series that:

    1. builds participants’ critical eye for recognizing how gender norms and expectations show up in the workplace and why it matters; and
    2. develops participants’ skills to better advocate for themselves and others in ways that support women and promote gender equity at work.

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, and Alum

    Register here

  • Personal Finance Workshop Series

    Join the Women’s Center and Financial Pathways for a personal finance workshop series that will encompass budgeting, banking basics, and the wise use of credit.

    Available Dates: Nov. 12th, and 17th from 7-8 p.m.

    Target Audience: Undergraduate and Graduate Students

    Register here

  • Leading Equitably: Recognizing and Interrupting Gender Bias

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    Are you interested in how to infuse your leadership with equitable strategies? Join us for this workshop on how to speak more confidently about gender construction, recognize how gender messaging shows up in our everyday lives, and create a plan to lead more equitably

    Target Audience: Students 

  • Available upon Request | Working Remotely Series

    A Conversation on Equitable and Inclusive Supervision Practices

    Tips and Tricks for Parents and Caregivers

    Email trillis@wfu.edu for more information

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, and Alum

  • Available upon Request | Preventing Microaggressions in the Classroom/Workplace

    Participants will be able to recognize microaggressions in the classroom or the workplace, reflect on their personal experiences related to microaggressions, understand the impact these behaviors have on individuals and organizations, and practice strategies to intervene when they notice others engaging in microaggressions.

    Email trillis@wfu.edu for more information

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, and Alum

    Office of Diversity & Inclusion

  • Getting Ready to R.I.D.E.: Inclusive Excellence at WFU

    This is your introduction to all things RIDE! In this 25-minute online session, we provide you with an overview of Wake Forest University’s framework for Inclusive Excellence, and the tools and resources for individuals, departments, organizations, and institutional leaders to use to strive towards Inclusive Excellence.

    This session is available online and can be taken individually or with your team, at a time that works for you.

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, and Graduate and Undergraduate Students 

     

     

  • Dec. 4 - 11:45 | Virtual Lunch and Learn for Inclusive Leaders

    This workshop will focus on best practices from a panel of department leaders who will offer insights on their R.I.D.E. planning processes for Inclusive Excellence, share their lessons learned, and answer questions. Please join us in this discussion of the RIDE Framework and Action Planning process.

    Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

    Register here

  • Dec. 9 - 9:00 | Inclusive Excellence: Realizing Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity

    This is a 90-minute session and the second in our RIDE workshop series. This workshop is intended for leaders (Faculty and Staff) and those with responsibility for leading diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts within their organization or department. Our first workshop, “Getting Ready to R.I.D.E.: Inclusive Excellence at WFU” is not required, but viewing is strongly encouraged prior to attending this workshop.

    Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

    Register here

  • Inclusive Excellence: Realizing Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    This is a 90-minute session and the second in our RIDE workshop series. This workshop is intended for leaders (Faculty and Staff) and those with responsibility for leading diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts within their organization or department. Our first workshop, “Getting Ready to R.I.D.E.: Inclusive Excellence at WFU” is not required, but viewing is strongly encouraged prior to attending this workshop.

    Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

  • Inclusive Excellence: Realizing Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity for Student Leaders

    New Dates Coming Soon!

    This is a 90-minute session and the second in our RIDE workshop series. This workshop is intended for student leaders and those with responsibility for leading diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts within their organization or department. Our first workshop, “Getting Ready to R.I.D.E.: Inclusive Excellence at WFU” is not required, but viewing is strongly encouraged prior to attending this workshop.

    Target Audience: Graduate and Undergraduate Students 

  • Available upon Request - Intercultural Development Inventory®

    The Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) assesses intercultural competence—the capability to shift cultural perspective and appropriately adapt behavior to cultural differences and commonalities.

    The Intercultural Development Inventory is a 50-item questionnaire available online that can be completed in 15–20 minutes.

    Target Audience: Faculty, Staff, and Graduate and Undergraduate Students 

    Request Form (there is a cost associated)